Saturn Elementary School

Public PK, KG-6

 880 N Range Rd
       Cocoa, FL  32926-5326


 (321) 633-3535

 School Website

District: Brevard

SchoolDigger Rank:
1286th of 2,118 Florida Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  14.9
Number of students:  763

Racial breakdown:
White:
45.5%
African American:
31.3%
Hispanic:
12.2%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  73.0%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, June 14, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Saturn Elementary School ranked worse than 60.7% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranked 43rd among 63 ranked elementary schools in the Brevard School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 40.38. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Saturn Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (45.5%), African American (31.3%), Hispanic (12.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 73% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Saturn Elementary School is 14.9. 49 elementary schools in the Brevard School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Saturn Elementary School employs 51 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Saturn Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Saturn Elementary School 1286th of 2118 Florida public elementary schools. (See Saturn Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Brevard:

SchoolDigger ranks Brevard 18th of 66 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Saturn Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 72.43 78th 199 60.8%
2005 68.54 89th 202 55.9%
2006 80.20 302nd 1688 82.1%
2007 82.63 274th 1786 84.7%
2008 76.95 372nd 1789 79.2%
2009 82.77 267th 1847 85.5%
2010 78.07 371st 1919 80.7%
2011 76.76 414th 1985 79.1%
2012 69.04 596th 1984 70.0%
2013 65.15 678th 2029 66.6%
2014 58.53 853rd 2064 58.7%
2016 53.43 972nd 2087 53.4%
2017 55.58 913th 2112 56.8%
2018 40.38 1286th 2118 39.3%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Open Quote Saturn is a wonderful school! They take care of all aspects of the student. If there is a child that needs shoes, a winter jacket or food for the weekend they take care of it! As a parent, I feel welcome to be there and to be involved. I like that I can walk my children to their classrooms each morning.
I like that they listen to my input each year with classroom placement of my children in addition to all their ways of determining who goes where.
I like the principle and his secretary Ms. Sally. I feel like she really listens and cares abt my concerns with action following.
The PreK team is amazing. And have been more than happy with each teacher they have been placed with since.
I wish the school counselor didn't have ADHD herself and was a bit more attentive when speaking to her instead of in twenty different places. But hey she's what this particular school population needs. Thank God our dealings with her are limited. Otherwise I would have to hold her down and yell "Pay attention!"
Mrs Morley the front office lady is HORRIBLE!!! There is NO kindness or Compassion in this woman! Hate having to deal with her. The book keeper Jennifer, I have watched on more than one occasion get the kids all excited and then not liking the out come of what she's done yell at them to calm down. You reap what you sew lady!
My children are known and well liked by the staff, are getting what they need educationally and feel that they are safe when going to school, which is really all a parent can ask for! Close Quote


by a parent
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Open Quote I have enjoyed my children going to this school and they have done very well with their grades. The FCAT is a pain and the school does focus on it but that is not the fault of the school. All schools in Florida are like this now because of NCLB. Ask any of the teachers there they hate it as much as anyone else. I enjoy to volunteer in the classroom and get to see a lot of what is going on, all I'm going to say is the children do misbehave but this is usually not because of the school but the home environment. The teachers Ive dealt with, I have enjoyed, as long as a parent stays in contact and shows interest the teacher will do the same. I am studying to be a teacher and have found out that teaching is a lot more than just educating the children in the classrooms there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes. The inequality in our school system is apparent but Saturn works very hard to make sure each student has an education. Close Quote


by a Facebook User (a parent on FaceBook)
Friday, August 5, 2011

Open Quote We never get to see if the teacher could TEACH. Her job as we saw it, was to be a bad behavior consution.
Something seriously needs to be to correct the unruly students. the REFOCUS program could work in an average environment. This school is anything but average! Close Quote


by a parent
Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Open Quote If it isn't on the FCAT, your child isn't going to learn it. My children have had their questions rebuffed and actually have been told, "You don't have to know that, because it's not on the FCAT." Here I am, trying to teach my children to think for themselves and to aspire for something greater than mediocrity, and the staff of this school is determined to keep everyone exactly the same. All children do not learn the same way, and it is unfair to keep the smarter kids back (or to put more on the children who need extra help), all in the interest of cramming the FCAT material down their throats in time for the tests. After the FCAT, teaching screeches to a halt. There is no science class unless, you guessed it, they are in the grades that have science FCAT. With few exceptions, the teachers are close-minded and rude. The administrative staff is uncaring and unfair. If we could move, I would move for the SOLE PURPOSE of getting my children out of Saturn Elementary School. To give the school a "poor" rating is to be generous. I can't wait until I don't have to subject my children to the place any more. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Saturn Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 553 227 2 7 1 n/a n/a 0 790
1989 560 224 1 8 0 n/a n/a 0 793
1990 571 243 3 9 0 n/a n/a 0 826
1991 610 256 3 7 0 n/a n/a 0 876
1992 634 289 4 6 0 n/a n/a 0 933
1993 636 306 4 8 0 n/a n/a 0 954
1994 618 278 2 10 1 n/a n/a 0 909
1995 605 257 4 16 3 n/a n/a 0 885
1996 605 257 4 16 3 n/a n/a 0 885
1997 628 261 4 18 1 n/a n/a 0 912
1998 658 287 6 21 0 n/a n/a 0 972
1999 622 329 6 19 0 n/a n/a 0 976
2000 543 239 4 16 2 n/a n/a 0 804
2001 559 235 5 18 3 n/a n/a 0 820
2002 528 249 2 34 4 n/a n/a 0 817
2003 528 249 2 34 4 n/a n/a 0 817
2004 507 228 3 33 4 n/a n/a 0 775
2005 471 240 6 31 3 n/a n/a 0 751
2006 490 235 6 34 3 n/a n/a 0 768
2007 435 207 8 29 5 n/a n/a 46 730
2008 416 216 8 36 4 n/a n/a 62 742
2009 384 205 7 46 4 n/a n/a 56 702
2010 400 205 8 55 2 n/a n/a 68 738
2011 346 281 5 88 4 3 65 0 792
2012 360 264 2 99 3 1 66 0 795
2013 380 270 2 109 3 1 65 0 830
2014 322 259 4 98 2 1 52 0 738
2015 346 251 1 89 4 1 57 0 749
2016 343 274 1 93 3 1 71 0 786
2017 347 239 0 93 2 1 81 0 763

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Saturn Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 790 46.0 17.1 40.0
1989 793 49.0 16.1 34.6
1990 826 50.0 16.5 40.3
1991 876 51.0 17.1 37.8
1992 933 51.0 18.2 45.7
1993 954 53.0 18.0 43.4
1994 909 51.0 17.8 41.1
1995 885 52.0 17.0 50.8
1996 885 52.0 17.0 50.8
1997 912 55.0 16.6 59.0
1998 972 58.0 16.8 54.5
1999 976 55.0 17.7 64.5
2000 804 49.0 16.4 8.7
2001 820 50.0 16.4 63.7
2002 817 64.0 12.8 66.1
2003 817 64.0 12.8 66.1
2004 775 55.0 14.1 64.4
2005 751 56.0 13.4 67.4
2006 768 55.0 14.0 62.5
2007 730 53.0 13.8 65.5
2008 742 53.5 13.9 67.5
2009 702 55.9 13.6 72.1
2010 738 50.0 14.7 74.8
2011 792 55.0 14.4 73.6
2012 795 55.0 14.4 75.1
2013 830 57.0 14.5 78.6
2014 738 54.0 13.6 61.4
2015 749 52.0 14.4 69.0
2016 786 56.0 14.0 74.2
2017 763 51.0 14.9 73.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Saturn Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 790 46.0 17.1 40.0
1989 793 49.0 16.1 34.6
1990 826 50.0 16.5 40.3
1991 876 51.0 17.1 37.8
1992 933 51.0 18.2 45.7
1993 954 53.0 18.0 43.4
1994 909 51.0 17.8 41.1
1995 885 52.0 17.0 50.8
1996 885 52.0 17.0 50.8
1997 912 55.0 16.6 59.0
1998 972 58.0 16.8 54.5
1999 976 55.0 17.7 64.5
2000 804 49.0 16.4 8.7
2001 820 50.0 16.4 63.7
2002 817 64.0 12.8 66.1
2003 817 64.0 12.8 66.1
2004 775 55.0 14.1 64.4
2005 751 56.0 13.4 67.4
2006 768 55.0 14.0 62.5
2007 730 53.0 13.8 65.5
2008 742 53.5 13.9 67.5
2009 702 55.9 13.6 72.1
2010 738 50.0 14.7 74.8
2011 792 55.0 14.4 73.6
2012 795 55.0 14.4 75.1
2013 830 57.0 14.5 78.6
2014 738 54.0 13.6 61.4
2015 749 52.0 14.4 69.0
2016 786 56.0 14.0 74.2
2017 763 51.0 14.9 73.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

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