School Details

Emma E. Booker Elementary School

2350 Dr Martin Luther King Way, Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 361-6480
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 524 students 10 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

45%
68%
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42%
71%
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
  • Sarasota County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

48%
67%
61%
49%
70%
60%
74%
86%
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.
80%
87%
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
  • Sarasota County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
64%
55%
57%
72%
60%
42%
64%
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 2012
  • Sarasota County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Emma E. Booker Elementary School is a public elementary school in North Sarasota. The principal of Emma E. Booker Elementary School is Ms. Dawn Clayton, who can be contacted at dawn_clayton@sarasota.k12.fl.us. 524 students go to Emma E. Booker Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 8% of the Emma E. Booker Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 96% of the 524 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Emma E. Booker Elementary School is 10:1. Tuttle Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 72% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 7% 66%
Multiracial 6% 4%
Hispanic 15% 18%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.08%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 52%
Limited English proficiency 8% 6%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Wonderful principal and great faculty/staff. Beautiful clean and conducive for learning.

  • (8 years ago)

    Quality of academic programs Teachers are dedicated and have access to extra funding. Availability of music art sports and other extracurricular activities Before and after school actvities many 'Specials' courses Level of parent involvement Low

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