Maya Angelou Elementary School

1850 Northwest 32nd Street, Miami, FL 33142
(305) 636-3480
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 715 students 13 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

62%
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58%
33%
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 2014
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
66%
63%
44%
63%
61%
22%
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.
80%
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 2014
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
58%
56%
41%
61%
61%
36%
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 2014
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Maya Angelou Elementary School is a public elementary school in Miami. The principal of Maya Angelou Elementary School is MS. ADRENA WILLIAMS, who can be contacted at pr0111@dadeschools.net. 715 students attend Maya Angelou Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 62% of the Maya Angelou Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 72% of the 715 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Maya Angelou Elementary School is 13:1. Comstock Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 90% 67%
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 23%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Multiracial 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 74%
Limited English proficiency 62% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Love this school! Teachers are awesome and the new principal has a mandatory meeting for ALL parents to discuss progress. 2 thumbs up.

  • (4 years ago)

    the school is good could be better the principal is horrendous she will not reason with you in correct terms but the teachers are great no complaint with them.

  • (4 years ago)

    the principal is horrible but other than that this school has some great teachers. one rotten apple doesn't have rot all the good apples.

  • (8 years ago)

    My son is 7 and Maya elm helped him in a lot of ways.My son has special needs academically and was treated just like a regular student at the school .The staff is loving and sees no different in each student everybody treated the same.The A.P. is especial conspired for my child well being .I was a mom who needed to have her son get evaluated for and IQ test and they helped me a lot with that for years I have been asking for help and he keeped getting tossed around he finally found a home at Maya Angelou so for those parents who just have tried and don't get help I found it with the staff and students.Thank you Maya Angelou Elementary for your time and concern on my son

  • (11 years ago)

    the school is great clen well maitain.

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