Simmons Exceptional Center

  • Simmons Exceptional Center serves 43 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Simmons Exceptional Center's student population of 43 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simmons Exceptional Center's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simmons Exceptional Center is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3375 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
32%
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Black
33%
22%
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White
42%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.46
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Graduation Rate<50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Simmons Exceptional Center is Simmons Career Center (0.0 miles away)
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