School Details

Orchard Villa Elementary School

5720 Northwest 13th Avenue, Miami, FL 33142
(305) 754-0607
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 434 students 12 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

49%
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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 2014
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
66%
63%
48%
63%
61%
46%
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.
56%
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 County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
58%
56%
36%
61%
61%
36%
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 2014
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Orchard Villa Elementary School is a public elementary school in Miami. The principal of Orchard Villa Elementary School is MS. JENNIFER ESCANDELL, whose e-mail is pr4171@dadeschools.net. 434 children attend Orchard Villa Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Orchard Villa Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 97% of the 434 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Orchard Villa Elementary School is 12:1. Charles R Drew K-8 Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 94% 23%
Hispanic 4% 67%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 0% 8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 74%
Limited English proficiency 3% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    Orchard Villa has dedicated teachers that go the extra mile for students. I have three children attending this school and I must say they are great. Majority of our homes are run by single parents trying to make a difference in the community. With the support we receive from Orchard Villa Elementary School it is possible to believe to achieve.

  • (9 years ago)

    Orchard Villa Elementary is a school that that is on the move. It has gone from a D to a B in the last four years due to the effor of its administration faculty and staff. The faculty is wonderful truly cares about the students and will go the extra mile in order to ensure that all students are provided with an excellent education.

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