Sweetwater Elementary School

5800 Victoria Gardens Blvd
Port Orange, FL 32127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Sweetwater Elementary School serves 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sweetwater Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sweetwater Elementary School's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Sweetwater Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Sweetwater Elementary School is 0.34, 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
#136 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
33%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
81%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVolusia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sweetwater Elementary School is Spruce Creek High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Silver Sands Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spruce Creek Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Orange Spruce Creek High School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,614 students
    0.7 miles
    801 Taylor Rd
    Port Orange, FL 32127
    (386) 756-7200
    0.7 9-12 2,614
  • Port Orange Spruce Creek Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 803 students
    1.0 miles
    642 Taylor Rd
    Port Orange, FL 32127
    (386) 322-7500
    1 PK-5 803
  • Port Orange Silver Sands Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,171 student
    1.2 miles
    1300 Herbert St
    Port Orange, FL 32129
    (386) 322-7550
    1.2 6-8 1,171
  • Port Orange Horizon Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 771 students
    1.4 miles
    4751 Hidden Lake Dr
    Port Orange, FL 32129
    (386) 756-7150
    1.4 PK-5 771
  • Port Orange Cypress Creek Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 809 students
    2.2 miles
    6100 S Williamson Blvd
    Port Orange, FL 32128
    (386) 322-5162
    2.2 PK-5 809

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