Cypress Park Elementary School

9601 11th Avenue, Orlando, FL 32824
(407) 858-3100
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 254 students 14 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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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
  • Orange average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

48%
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56%
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.
83%
79%
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
  • Orange average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

37%
58%
56%
44%
62%
61%
47%
57%
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
  • Orange average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cypress Park Elementary School is a public elementary school in Orlando. The principal of Cypress Park Elementary School is MS. LATONYA BROWN. 254 students attend Cypress Park Elementary School and identify mostly as Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Asian. 23% of the Cypress Park Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 19% of the 254 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cypress Park Elementary School is 14:1. Pinecrest Preparatory Charter School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Hispanic 44% 36%
Asian 4% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 34% 30%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 27%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 42%
Limited English proficiency 23% 15%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    my son is kindergarten at cypress park elementary and everything is great so far teachers and staff are nice!

  • (1 year ago)

    I personally went to this school my sister went to this school and my niece is going to this school the staff is very friendly and the teachers work very hard to educate each student. This school has been in this community a very long time and has gone thru drastic changes and overcome many obstacles. The teachers are so kind and attentive to the students. Through the years of watching this school grow I would highly recommend it to any parent. This school provides the attention a child needs.

  • (2 years ago)

    I don't think that this school is great. I have always to go over there to find out what was going on with my son for my the teacher Mc Klusky of kingergarden is the worst teacher that my son have she is really a sarcastic person The Staff is the worst they need good person there it is so sad to see how much that school have change in least the 1 year. At lest the principal Mrs. Dr. Brown tries to help everyone and there secretary Mrs. Olga she is one of the few goodones in that school.. I change my son to another school and he is know wayyy better than before in Cypress Park elementary. I hope this help for you

  • (10 years ago)

    The teachers really care for the students at cypress Park Elem.Music arts and sports programs are great.The one downfall is that there is not an after school program for the children other then the one they have to walk 1 mile to.My son loves it here though.

  • (11 years ago)

    On my first visit to Cypress Park Elementary I had mixed emotions. The school is situated among trailer homes and I was worried that the school would not be as challenging or safe as a parent would expect. However Cypress Park Elementary is a good school. My son is now in 3rd grade and has been definately challenged this year. I will note that I was disappointed with 2nd grade. The teachers were laid back and he breezed through. For example he had the same homework assignment every night from the start of the school year to Christmas break -- write 2 sentences. After the Christmas break that was changed to writing 3 sentences every night for homework. Even after I spoke to the teacher the homework assignment didn't change. In 3rd grade homework varies and he sometimes has science math reading. He actually has to think now.

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