School Details

Blackburn Elementary School

3904 17th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4800
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 401 students 14 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

13%
54%
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24%
51%
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
  • Manatee average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
65%
63%
40%
57%
61%
53%
54%
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.
67%
77%
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
  • Manatee average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
57%
56%
32%
57%
61%
33%
50%
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
  • Manatee average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blackburn Elementary School is a public elementary school in Ellenton. The principal of Blackburn Elementary School is MS. KATHY REDMOND and can be contacted at redmondk@manateeschools.net. 401 children attend Blackburn Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 19% of the Blackburn Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 57% of the 401 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Blackburn Elementary School is 14:1. Imagine Charter School at North Manatee is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 51% 31%
Multiracial 5% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 25% 14%
White, non-Hispanic 21% 50%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.06%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 58%
Limited English proficiency 19% 10%

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