Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School

  • Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School's student population of 600 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School is 0.06, 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#720 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Zora Neale Hurston 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Zora Neale Hurston 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.060.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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