School Details

Poinciana Park Elementary School

6745 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33147
(305) 691-5640
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 451 students 13 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

61%
62%
58%
14%
56%
57%

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
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

36%
66%
63%
19%
63%
61%
13%
53%
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.
63%
81%
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 2012
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
58%
56%
23%
61%
61%
20%
51%
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
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Poinciana Park Elementary School is a public elementary school in Gladeview. The principal of Poinciana Park Elementary School is MRS. KIMBERLY F EMMANUEL, whose e-mail is pr4501@dadeschools.net. 451 children attend Poinciana Park Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Poinciana Park Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 92% of the 451 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Poinciana Park Elementary School is 13:1. Liberty City Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 91% 23%
Hispanic 7% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 0.9% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 1%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Asian 0% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 74%
Limited English proficiency 3% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    This is an excellent school. Three of my children attended this school and now is in college.

  • (9 years ago)

    The school is great from the Principal to all the teachers and staff. Super Program. Students learn.

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