School Details

Anthony Elementary School

9501 NE Jacksonville Rd, Anthony, FL 32617
(352) 671-6000
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 351 students 14 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Marion average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
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60%
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83%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

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.
67%
74%
81%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Marion average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
52%
55%
52%
56%
60%
43%
55%
53%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Marion average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Anthony Elementary School is a public elementary school in Ocala. The principal of Anthony Elementary School is Mr. Ryan Bennett. 351 students attend Anthony Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 8% of the Anthony Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 79% of the 351 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Anthony Elementary School is 14:1. Ocala Springs Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 48% 55%
Black, non-Hispanic 30% 20%
Multiracial 3% 5%
Hispanic 18% 19%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Asian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79% 67%
Limited English proficiency 8% 5%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I am a parent of a 2nd grader this is her 2nd year attending Anthony Elem. I am very pleased with her progress and willingness to want to learn more and be more involved. This is due to her Excellent 1st grade teacher who put extra time and effort into my child. Iam also a parent who is involved with her child and teacher and has almost daily contact with her. Im glad our family moved to be in this school zone. It was the best decesion for our child.

  • (2 years ago)

    When I wrote a glowing review in 2009 for this school it was indeed a first rate school. My son's kindergarten and first grade teachers were the best of the best! However the quality and performance of the school has gone downhill drastically since that time. Standardized test scores have fallen significantly there's been two changes in principles very very few parents participate in PTO or SAC and it is becoming increasingly difficult for parents to know what actually takes place in their student's classroom. This no longer feels like our local community school; it's more like a typical government-run institution that has its own set of priorities.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am the parent of two children that attend Anthony one which is in the 4h grade and the other in 2nd they both started there in Pr-K. The teachers and Parents are great couldn't ask for a better school for my children to attend!

  • (5 years ago)

    I have a son that going to anthony it is a A+ school

  • (8 years ago)

    I am unfortunately having to take my son out of Anthony.We are moving to Ft.Myers.I am hoping we will be back before he gets out of elementary.I like Anthony because it is a small school so it is easier to get to know people.I am looking at the population of the schools down there compared to Anthony and I am going to miss it.My sons kindergarten teacher Ms.Gilby was great!We are going to miss her.I feel there should be more involvement with the parents.It seemed only a select few participated in the PTO.Since my son was only in kindergarten I cannot comment on the after school programs.I feel the academics was awesome!I also hope I can utilize the library at the new school for AR.I am gonna miss you!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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