The Sanibel School

  • The Sanibel School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Sanibel 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 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

The Sanibel School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The Sanibel School's student population of 288 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Sanibel 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Sanibel School is 0.22, 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#61 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
32%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
86%
39%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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, middle school and elementary school to The Sanibel School is Amikids Southwest Florida (11.2 miles away)
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