PROFICIENCY 70% 42% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #87 of 522 in DADE
  • Ranked #2 of 8 in Tamiami
  • Ranked #555 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages

Wesley Matthews Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "DADE" in Tamiami, FL. There are a total of 523 students and 35 teachers at Wesley Matthews Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 364 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Wesley Matthews Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.0%, which is 42% higher than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch364
Reduced lunch60


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wesley Matthews Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Wesley Matthews Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.5% 7.7% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 0.4% 22.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 1.2% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.3% 67.5% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.6% 3.2% 3.1%

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Tamiami demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8,20229491
Median age43.941.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%54%55%
Speak English6%72%79%
Speak Spanish92%21%13%

Education level achieved in Tamiami

Completed 8th grade79.7%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Wesley Matthews Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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