School Details

Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School

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 2012
  • Lee County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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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.
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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 2012
  • Lee County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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58%
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54%

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 2012
  • Lee County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School is a public elementary school in Fort Myers. The principal of Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School is DR. CARL BRUNICK and can be contacted at CarlDB@leeschools.net. 369 children attend Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 10% of the Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School students have "limited English proficiency." 0% of the 369 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School is 13:1. Saint Francis Xavier is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 47% 45%
Black, non-Hispanic 32% 15%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hispanic 17% 35%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.08%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 0% 65%
Limited English proficiency 10% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    This is a fabulous school in all areas. My children get a great academic education mixed with the arts. The specials art music strings drama dance and PE make for a well-rounded educational experience. I can not imagine my children going to any other school.

  • (4 years ago)

    The school is wonderful in many ways. However many of these 'after school programs' are only for certain grades or get filled so quickly that if there is not adequate communication one cannot get in. I feel the principal is a bit much. There is no talking allowed during lunch if the kids speak too loudly!

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a model school in all areas. I love walking through the halls. You can hear music see student artwork and most importantly friendly faces. High expectations are a must. The arts shows are out of this world! The activities after school are also amazing. Pottery drums bells dance drama boat building workshop counseling groups tutoring and more. If you ask the staff helps in any way possible. The living environment makes me proud to be a part of this amazing school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I absolutely adore this school the teachers have the most creative ways of teaching. My son loves schools and does not want to miss one day. A Honor roll and Excellent Attendance

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is truly amazing! Though I've only been here about a year and a half I think that this school provides great learing and expressing of the creative arts!

  • (6 years ago)

    I cannot say enough how wonderful this school is. Every teacher and parent truly cares. In '07-'08 they implemented some extracurricular activites such as pottery and computer graphics. My daughter and son love it.

  • (7 years ago)

    Edison Park is just a wonderful place for my daughter to be. The teachers and staff are fantastic. A must see on that open house list. The halls just reek of education in the most wonderful way. Edison Park is how I remember school use to be.

  • (7 years ago)

    I could not be happier. All three of my children have attended here one going into High School now and the others are still at EPCEA. It is just a fantastic environment for not only the children but teachers and parents!

  • (7 years ago)

    Our oldest daughter went to Edison Park and I cannot begin to say enough about the school. It is absolutely comparable to a private school. Our youngest begins first grade next week and we were not able to get her into Edison Park. She will be going back to private school for that very simple reason. There is not one school in this county that can stand up to Edison Park. My advice is that you get on the waiting list early.

  • (8 years ago)

    Edison Park is a very strong school for all ethnic backgrounds. They allow the kids to go outside the classroom and experience dance art drama and keep their grades up on all FCATs etc.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school for parents who want the best for their child in the public school system. The school principal is outgoing and seems to care about and know each student. It is organized and culturally minded in all aspecst encouraging creativity in all areas. Each child seems to be praised continually for doing their personal best. I would give it an A+ and recommend it to all. Get on the waiting list and take a seat as soon as it is available.

  • (9 years ago)

    Good school for learning. My children have improved a lot. Teacher's are not very friendly though and not sports for the children.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is a fantastic school. I was truely impressed with the level of parental involvement at Edison Park. Everything is first rate from the principal to the teachers. They have their act together. There is no other school in the area that compares to it public or private. Believe me I looked.

  • (10 years ago)

    Small school great academics hard to get into.

  • (11 years ago)

    The only public school we seriously considered Edison Park has provided exceptional teaching in basics. Violin stage and artwork only enhance the core learning for my 2nd and K daughters. The leadership and teaching are outstanding. Parents are involved at all levels.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is my sons first year in the public school system I was worried at first because he has learning problems but am very impressed with Edison park. Everyone is on the ball there the school is clean and the staff is so very friendly and helpful. They addressed my sons problems the first week of school instead of letting him 'fall through the cracks'. The education here is comparable to private school (my son had previously attended St Francis) and am so happy that my son is attending school here.

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