School Details

Flamingo Elementary School

701 East 33rd Street, Hialeah, FL 33013
(305) 691-5531
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 705 students 15 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

49%
62%
58%
53%
56%
57%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2013-2014 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 in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. 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 average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
66%
63%
63%
63%
61%
65%
53%
53%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2013-2014 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 in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. 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.
73%
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 average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
58%
56%
62%
61%
61%
46%
51%
54%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2013-2014 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 in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. 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 average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Flamingo Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hialeah. The principal of Flamingo Elementary School is MS. CLAUDIA JAMES and can be contacted at pr1921@dadeschools.net. 705 students go to Flamingo Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 60% of the Flamingo Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 91% of the 705 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Flamingo Elementary School is 15:1. North Hialeah Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 93% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 23%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 0.5%
Asian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 74%
Limited English proficiency 60% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    amazing school with great teachers and staff there is no bullying good lunch food and amazing teachers

  • (1 year ago)

    I went to Flamingo since from KG to 6th grade back in the 80's and 90's. It is a great school with dedicated teachers. I also wished they went up to 12 grade like s.o. else said here b/c the middle schools and high schools are scary and ghetto after coming from a nice elementary school.

  • (1 year ago)

    Flamingo Elementary School I wish I went to this elemntary school when I was growing up. But im very happy to have my daughter going there. I rate this school 5 stars in teacher quality pricipal leadership and parent involvement.

  • (5 years ago)

    The first school I Attended and were I learned to speak English. It was a wonderful school in the sixties and seventies it has a reach history and is worth maintaining for future generations.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter is in this school and shes going to start her last year there and the past five years have been great

  • (11 years ago)

    My son just started Flamingo Last year. It was a great year all the teachers so far seem to be great I especially like the security around the school. I am very proud to have my son in Flamingo.. I wish it went all the way thru 12th grade !! They are doing an excellent job.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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