West Pensacola Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
801 N 49th Ave
Pensacola, FL 32506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
West Pensacola Elementary School serves 546 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 31% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
West Pensacola 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

West Pensacola Elementary School's student population of 546 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

West Pensacola 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 West Pensacola 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
#3200 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
44%
22%
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White
31%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEscambia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Pensacola Elementary School is Escambia Boys' Base (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myrtle Grove Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pensacola Capstone Academy Special Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK | 28 students
    0.8 miles
    4901 W Fairfield Dr
    Pensacola, FL 32506
    (850) 458-7735
    0.8 PK 28
  • Pensacola Myrtle Grove Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    0.9 miles
    6115 Lillian Hwy
    Pensacola, FL 32506
    (850) 453-7410
    0.9 PK-5 519
  • Pensacola Escambia Boys' Base Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
    1.1 miles
    640 Roberts Ave
    Pensacola, FL 32511
    (850) 453-7521
    1.1 6-12 20
  • Pensacola Escambia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,828 student
    1.2 miles
    1310 N 65th Ave
    Pensacola, FL 32506
    (850) 453-3221
    1.2 9-12 1,828
  • Pensacola Sherwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
    1.3 miles
    501 Cherokee Trl
    Pensacola, FL 32506
    (850) 453-7421
    1.3 PK-5 603

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