Tampa Palms Elementary School

  • Tampa Palms Elementary School serves 917 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tampa Palms Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tampa Palms Elementary School's student population of 917 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students917 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tampa Palms Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tampa Palms Elementary School is 0.78, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#373 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tampa Palms 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
24%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
18%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tampa Palms Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.780.46
This chart display the diversity score of Tampa Palms Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tampa Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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