450 Kernan Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Waterleaf Elementary School serves 770 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Waterleaf Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Waterleaf Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Waterleaf Elementary School's student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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Date
Last Day of School (Fourth, Nine-Week Period Ends)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Waterleaf Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Waterleaf Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#944 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
40%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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