Tropical Elementary School

  • Tropical Elementary School serves 796 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tropical 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tropical Elementary School's student population of 796 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tropical Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tropical Elementary School is 0.41, 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 School Rank#631 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
76%
38%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrevard School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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