About This School
Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School did not make 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 Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Virtue Academy 1.5 miles||n/a|
|Frostproof Elementary School 1.7 miles||n/a|
|Dale R Fair Babson Park Elementary School 4.4 miles|
|Spook Hill Elementary School 8.6 miles|
|Hillcrest Elementary School 9.1 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 410
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School had 84% 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, Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School 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).