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Grove Park Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 673 students

 

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Posted February 19, 2014

Grove Park Elementary school is a very good school the only problem we can see is that the Board Of Education and surrounding neighborhoods have let the school down. My son has attended Grove Park and we were pleasantly surprised how great the staff and the students were. We had to move due to job but I and my son will miss this school. As a very content parent I just wish that others would write how good the school is. A special thanks to Mr. Pascley for his great skills because if he and others didn't make it fun and educational for the students we would be in more trouble with our future so thank you Park Grove staff for helping in building a better future for us all. Tina Davis
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2009

I love the school my daughter is learning so much and she is enjoying everyday at school thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2007

I am a teacher at Grove Park Elementary and although it is not yet an A school, the dedication from the Grove Park staff is overwhelming. The entire staff works together to make sure the children are the number one priority and our administration takes time to get to know your children and can always be seen on campus. Every year we strive for bigger and better, and every year we improve. If a school had to be rated on dedication we would already be an A.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
21%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
20%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
26%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
28%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%
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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
21%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
23%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
25%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

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

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 State average
Black 71% 23%
Hispanic 20% 29%
White 5% 42%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 3%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92%N/A59%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 65%73%61%
Master's degree 35%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 12%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Eric Gross
Fax number
  • (561) 904-7750

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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