St. Lucie West K-8 School

  • St. Lucie West K-8 School serves 1,340 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • St. Lucie West K-8 School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

St. Lucie West K-8 School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • St. Lucie West K-8 School's student population of 1,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • St. Lucie West K-8 School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of St. Lucie West K-8 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 School Rank (16-17)#1189 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
33%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
40%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Lucie School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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