Tortuga Preserve Elementary School

1711 Gunnery Rd N
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Tortuga Preserve Elementary School serves 995 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Tortuga Preserve Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School's student population of 995 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students995 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#1877 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
51%
33%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
20%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
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 Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is Lehigh Senior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Varsity Lakes Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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