South Ocala Elementary School

  • South Ocala Elementary School serves 679 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Ocala Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South Ocala Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • South Ocala Elementary School's student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students679 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Ocala Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of South Ocala Elementary School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2492 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
33%
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Black
34%
22%
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White
41%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Ocala Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ocala Arc Birth-3 Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 26 students
    1.4 miles
    2800 Se Maricamp Rd
    Ocala, FL 34478
    (352) 387-2210
    1.4 PK 26
  • Ocala Eighth Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    1.5 miles
    513 Se 8th St
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7125
    1.5 PK-5 397
  • Ocala Marion Elearning
    Grades: K-5 | 38 students
    1.6 miles
    1614 E Ft King St Bldg 3
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 236-0570
    1.6 K-5 38
  • Ocala Osceola Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 941 students
    1.6 miles
    526 Se Tuscawilla Ave
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7100
    1.6 6-8 941
  • Ocala Hillcrest Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 182 students
    1.7 miles
    3143 Se 17th St
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-6800
    1.7 6-12 182

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