Tanglewood Elementary School

1620 Manchester Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33919
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Tanglewood Elementary School serves 742 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Tanglewood Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tanglewood Elementary School's student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Tanglewood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Tanglewood 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1371 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
53%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tanglewood Elementary School is Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is County Wide Exceptional Child Programs (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Villas Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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