About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Bartow Elementary Academy made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Bartow Elementary Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Bartow Elementary Academy had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Bartow Elementary Academy's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|First Methodist School 0.1 miles||n/a|
|Polk Life and Learning Center 0.6 miles||n/a|
|Floral Avenue Elementary School 0.8 miles|
|Compass Middle Charter School 0.9 miles|
|Gibbons Street Elementary School 1.1 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 428
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Bartow Elementary Academy had 30% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Polk District Spending
In 2011, Bartow Elementary Academy had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Polk School District
About the FCAT
What is it?
The FCAT is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing.
How is it Scored?
Students score at one of five levels, with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3 (grade level).