Watergrass Elementary School

  • Watergrass Elementary School serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Watergrass Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Watergrass Elementary School's student population of 621 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watergrass Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Watergrass Elementary School is 0.69, 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#1154 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
43%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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