PROFICIENCY 59% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%HILLSBOROUGH
65%Valrico
49%Florida

Nelson Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "HILLSBOROUGH" in Valrico, FL. There are a total of 838 students and 60 teachers at Nelson Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 442 free lunch students and 78 reduced lunch students.

Nelson Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 19% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students838
Teachers60
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch442
Reduced lunch78

 

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 Nelson 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

GradeProficiency
All65%
365-69%
455-59%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
355-59%
445-49%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Nelson Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 43.9% 36.8% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 12.0% 21.3% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 3.4% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.4% 33.9% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.9% 4.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mulrennan Middle School61%1.6Valrico, FL
Buckhorn Elementary School64%2.3Valrico, FL
Lithia Springs Elementary School84%2.4Valrico, FL
Durant High School50%2.4Plant City, FL
Valrico Elementary School57%2.8Valrico, FL
Alafia Elementary School67%3.0Bloomingdale, FL
Cimino Elementary School67%3.1Bloomingdale, FL
Turkey Creek Middle School38%3.2Plant City, FL
Bloomingdale High School57%3.2Brandon, FL
Newsome High School70%3.3Fish Hawk, FL
Robinson Elementary School46%3.4Plant City, FL
Randall Middle School84%3.5Fish Hawk, FL

Valrico demographics profile

StatisticValricoFloridaNational
Population36,77419,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,66429491
Median age41.141.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%54%55%
Speak English82%72%79%
Speak Spanish12%21%13%

Education level achieved in Valrico

IndexValricoFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.7%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Nelson Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.