Tara Elementary School

6950 Linger Lodge Rd E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Tara Elementary School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (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 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tara Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tara Elementary School's student population of 642 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tara Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tara Elementary School is 0.61, 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#832 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tara Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
23%
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White
53%
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 Tara Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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