Watergrass Elementary School

  • Watergrass Elementary School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 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 61%.

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School Overview

  • Watergrass Elementary School's student population of 658 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watergrass Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watergrass Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1506 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watergrass Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
32%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
43%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watergrass Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watergrass Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasco School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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