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Nap Ford Community Charter School

Charter | PK-5 | 163 students

 

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Posted April 6, 2010

My sons attend Nap Ford which offers smaller classes, a health and wellness initiative, and a sense of family like no other school I've been to. They embrace the students holistically and provide an excellent environment for positive learning. Mrs. Blackwood is the best!!
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Posted July 3, 2003

Nap Ford is a wondeful school. My son has been attending this school for 2 years and I am still impressed. They have a great Mission and vision. And I agree with everything they stand for. Keep up the Good work, Nap Ford!


Posted June 21, 2003

i am very pleased with this school. my son is challenged and has been exposed to a wide variety of subjects. small class sizes are wonderful. Teachers push each child to their full potential


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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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

24 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
33%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
29%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
27%

2013

 
 
69%
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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
13%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

14 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
7%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2014.

14 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
57%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
94%
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 "F".
  • This school did not receive a grade in 2009-2010.
  • This school did not receive a grade in 2008-2009.

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

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
Black 91%
Hispanic 6%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 48%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94%N/AN/A
Female 52%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 55%66%61%
Master's degree 45%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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School Leader's name
  • MS. JENNIFER PORTER-SMITH
Fax number
  • (407) 245-8712

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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325 North Parramore Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
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