Buckhorn Elementary School

2420 Buckhorn School Ct, Valrico, FL 33594 | (813) 744-8240
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 636
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 636
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 266 (41.8%)
  • Females: 323 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 137 (21.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 174 (27.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Buckhorn Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black436.8%
Asian233.6%
Hispanic8914.0%
White43468.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Buckhorn Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten60.9%
Kindergarten9815.4%
1st Grade10416.4%
2nd Grade10416.4%
3rd Grade10216.0%
4th Grade10716.8%
5th Grade11518.1%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
66.7%
District:
69.9%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
16.5%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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  • Reviewed by Student on February 20, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is awesome!!!!!!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Buckhorn Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: A
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
97.0%
District:
64.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%75.0%77.0%
200990.0%75.0%78.0%
200883.0%74.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.0%72.0%72.0%
200986.0%68.0%72.0%
200882.0%70.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.0%73.0%75.0%
200989.0%73.0%75.0%
200882.0%67.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%68.0%72.0%
200983.0%71.0%74.0%
200888.0%66.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%63.0%63.0%
200981.0%61.0%62.0%
200874.0%62.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201084.0%67.0%70.0%
200990.0%68.0%71.0%
200878.0%65.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201064.0%46.0%50.0%
200971.0%45.0%46.0%
200854.0%42.0%44.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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