Walter Caldwell Elementary School

141 Dairy Rd
Auburndale, FL 33823
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Walter Caldwell Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walter Caldwell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Walter Caldwell Elementary School's student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter Caldwell 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 Walter Caldwell Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#2917 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walter Caldwell Elementary School is Auburndale Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jere L. Stambaugh Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburndale Auburndale Senior High School Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,638 student
    0.7 miles
    1 Bloodhound Trl
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 965-6200
    0.7 9-12 1,638
  • Auburndale East Area Adult School

    0.7 miles
    300 Bridgers Ave E
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 965-5475
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Auburndale Jere L. Stambaugh Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,017 student
    0.8 miles
    226 Main St N
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 965-5494
    0.8 6-8 1,017
  • Auburndale Auburndale Central Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    1.0 miles
    320 Lemon St
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 965-5450
    1 PK-5 405
  • Winter Haven Fred G. Garner Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    2.2 miles
    2500 Havendale Blvd Nw
    Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (863) 965-5455
    2.2 PK-5 640

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