Blackburn Elementary School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
12
Grades
PK-5
Students
900
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Math
63%
State avg: 58%
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English
41%
State avg: 53%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
54%
White
25%
Black
20%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
467 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 13%
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Neighborhood
3404 Fort Hamer Road
Palmetto, FL 34221
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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