Sweetwater Elementary School

  • Sweetwater Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (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 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Sweetwater Elementary School's student population of 622 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 Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater Elementary School is 0.27, which is less 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#330 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sweetwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
85%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweetwater Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.270.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVolusia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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