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Lake Eola Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 218 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
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2013:
Based on 2 ratings
2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 7 ratings

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Posted September 23, 2009

Lake Eola Charter School is the best school because they have a small student teacher ratio and the children get one on one attention and the help they need to learn and the teacher's care about the student's.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

My child is learning so much at Lake Eola Charter School. The school makes such an effort to incorporate the Arts in the school. The school has multiple outing each month at different locations, and I feel this really helps the learning sink into their brains. Thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

A+ school for 5+ years. 200 students on the waiting list to get in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

My child is in his 7th year at Lake Eola Charter School. What I love is that no matter what class he is in, his teacher has a lesson plan to fit his needs, as she does with each child in her/his class. Instead of one lesson plan for 25 kids, there at 25 lesson plans that bring 25 children successfully through their school year, accomplishing each benchmark that has been established. There is no teaching to 'the Test', rather teaching problem solving skills and thinking. It is a WONDERFUL school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

We just arrived at Lake Eola Charter School but my son loves going to school everyday!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

great school, great kids, awesome staff! My children love it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

It is like an extension of my family. The teachers and parents are so friendly and the teachers are WONDERFUL!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

My daughter started LECS this year...she is back to being excited about learning and absolutely loves it. She can't wait to wake up in the morning and get to school. I feel blessed knowing she's getting the best education in Orlando and she thinks learning is fun again!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

The teachers are absolutely the best. I believe my children receive the best education in the area - at least as good as the best private schools around. We have been here for over 9 years and have much more to go. We would not have our children anywhere else. Our building is an eyesore, but what happens between the 4 walls of the classrooms is magical. All our kids are expected to succeed - and they do - beautifully.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

Best school around. We all love it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

Our teachers LOVE their students! My children know that their teachers LOVE what they do and LOVE being the classroom with them. My children actually look forward to going to Lake Eola Charter School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

Out of the box style...true creativity is exploding here!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

It is the most hands on, involved school where everyone really cares
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

I love Everything. all the children I know are doing extremly well.The school offers opportunities well beyond any other school I know. From great teacher/student ratio's to the chance to go on trips out of the country. What a great place to grow up in and learn beyond the 3 'R's'


Posted September 21, 2009

Our school provides highly effective teaching and a positive, encouraging environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

Everything about it. Small classes, individual attention. Top notch education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

LECS is a great school because everyone knows each other ,curriculam is so good and the teachers prepare the kids very well for the the test , the school has very good descipline policy .At the end all kids very well prepared to go to the high school.To get touch with the teachers are easy ,everyone communicates well ,all have only one goal which is all about KIDS .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

This is my daughters first year @ Lake Eola Charter School. Her kindergarden teacher is amazing!! Im glad I chose this school for her education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

The education experience at LECS compares favorably to leading private institutions, the attention and care of the staff is 2nd to none.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

The school provides 1:1 child teacher time, more than public school. Also love the small class sizes.


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
89%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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 61% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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 55% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
52%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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 52% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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 55% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
86%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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 51% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 79% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. 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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
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

Writing

The state average for Writing was 78% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
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 "A".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "A".

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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
92%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1 and Geometry. The EOC 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 Algebra 1 EOC 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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 State average
White 59% 42%
Black 17% 23%
Hispanic 13% 29%
Asian 6% 3%
Two or more races 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20%N/A59%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 50%66%61%
Master's degree 50%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%1%1%
Other degree 0%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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