School Details

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School

1801 NW 1st Pl, Miami, FL 33136
(305) 573-2638
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 246 students 11 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

43%
62%
58%
33%
53%
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 2013
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
64%
61%
43%
59%
60%
69%
84%
83%

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.
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 2013
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

48%
56%
55%
32%
59%
60%
58%
51%
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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Dade County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is a public elementary school in Miami. The principal of Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is Ms. Catalina Flor, whose e-mail is pr5931@dadeschools.net. 246 students go to Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 9% of the Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 100% of the 246 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is 11:1. Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 80% 24%
Hispanic 20% 67%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 0.5%
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 100% 73%
Limited English proficiency 9% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    The school is way behind understaffed and underfunded. Not to mention that it is in a terrible neighborhood with shootings and killings happening outside the school during school hours!

See all reviews on GreatSchools

Overall score

(based on 1 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

Nearby

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools