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Dr. Robert B. Ingram/Opa-Locka Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 409 students

 

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Posted November 3, 2010

This is a GREAT school. The teachers have plenty of experience and everyone in that school is extremely friendly. You walk in and you will be great with HELLOs from security guards teachers even the administrative staff. My son is now attending this school and he is doing great. His grades have improved drastically and he loves his new school and looks forward to attending each day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2009

I have been teaching at the school for over 4 years. I think that the school has the best faculty and staff and most are veteran teachers. I know teachers at the school that have been there for over 40 years. It is a great place and everyone teats newcomers like family.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

70 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

70 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
19%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
22%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2014.

47 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

47 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
73%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
10%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
18%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
36%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "D".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "C".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 74%
Hispanic 25%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 134%N/AN/A
Limited English proficient 216%N/A9%
Source: 1 FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Source: 2 FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 41%58%61%
Master's degree 55%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%2%1%
Other degree 3%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 0%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

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  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:20am
School end time
  • 4:00pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • DR. SUSAN T TRAUSCHKE-MCEACHIN
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
Fax number
  • (305) 688-3971

Programs

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Spanish
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Other health impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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600 Ahmad Street
Opa-locka, FL 33054
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Phone: (305) 688-4605

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