Sparr Elementary School

2525 E Hwy 329
Anthony, FL 32617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sparr Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sparr 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sparr Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Sparr Elementary School's student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Sparr Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sparr Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2174 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
36%
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Black
21%
21%
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White
56%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sparr Elementary School's ranking?
Sparr Elementary School is ranked #2174 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Sparr Elementary School often compared to?
Sparr Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Anthony Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Sparr Elementary School?
397 students attend Sparr Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Sparr Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sparr Elementary School?
Sparr Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Sparr Elementary School offer ?
Sparr Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sparr Elementary School part of?
Sparr Elementary School is part of Marion School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break (No School)
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of Book Fair
April 19, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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