West Defuniak Elementary School

  • West Defuniak Elementary School serves 689 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • West Defuniak Elementary School's student population of 689 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students689 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of West Defuniak Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Defuniak Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Defuniak Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Defuniak Elementary School is 0.51, 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#986 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Defuniak 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 Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
67%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Defuniak Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.510.46
This chart display the diversity score of West Defuniak Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Defuniak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Defuniak 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 NameWALTON School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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