W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science

  • W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (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 88% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science 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 diversity score of W. Melbourne Elementary School For Science is 0.57, 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#121 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
63%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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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