Waterleaf Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 450 Kernan Blvd N
       Jacksonville, FL  32225-5300


(904) 565-8000

District: Duval

SchoolDigger Rank:
679th of 2,218 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $10,115 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  14.6
Number of students:  748

Racial breakdown:

White:
42.2%
African American:
21.0%
Hispanic:
19.7%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  36.2%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 5, 2021.


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Compare Details Waterleaf Elementary ranks better than 69.4% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks 31st among 117 ranked elementary schools in the Duval School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 67.83. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Waterleaf Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (42.2%), African American (21%), Hispanic (19.7%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 36.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Waterleaf Elementary is 14.6, which is the 18th best among 117 elementary schools in the Duval School District. (See more...)
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Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Waterleaf Elementary is $10,115, which is the 26th highest among 117 elementary schools in the Duval School District.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Waterleaf Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Waterleaf Elementary 679th of 2218 Florida public elementary schools. (See Waterleaf Elementary in the ranking list.)

Duval:

SchoolDigger ranks Duval 54th of 69 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Waterleaf Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2012 61.85 754th 1984 62.0%
2013 74.75 459th 2029 77.4%
2014 77.35 419th 2064 79.7%
2016 63.33 750th 2087 64.1%
2017 73.59 539th 2112 74.5%
2018 73.05 538th 2118 74.6%
2019 68.78 655th 2182 70.0%
2021 67.83 679th 2218 69.4%

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

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by a parent
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Open Quote This school is way over-crowded. A mom was bragging about using her parents address to get her child enrolled, even though it wasn't their assigned school, and the principle did nothing about it when she was told of the situation. Nice to know I'm paying taxes for her kids to go to school. There are several students who shouldn't be here. None of our teachers have their own plan just coordinated worksheets that everyone in the same grade level gets. The kids sit all day and they are only teaching to test. It was an awesome school but now it's turning ghetto. You can tell by the new students AND parents attitudes. They have special needs classes that have only about five students in each class which is how they bring down their student/teacher ratio. Don't be fooled! I will be looking into an alternative school for my child. Close Quote


by a parent
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Open Quote I'd also like to add that the statistics on here are just wrong wrong wrong. My child was in VPK for the 2015-2016 school year and at the time there were well-over 700 students, my source is the principle. The student teacher ratio has gone way way up. There are 36, 36!!! students in my child's kindergarten class with two teachers. Other classes have 20 students to one teacher. Like I said before, they're letting in students who shouldn't be there and it looks like this will continue until the staff decides to put the childrens needs first instead of the money they get for each child. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Waterleaf Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2012 234 158 65 55 3 3 27 0 545
2013 297 161 74 72 2 1 41 0 648
2014 318 171 82 72 4 1 45 0 693
2015 363 181 88 89 3 0 42 0 766
2016 400 179 94 104 5 1 43 0 826
2017 352 198 103 106 4 4 40 0 807
2018 308 182 98 132 4 4 42 0 770
2019 306 160 87 144 3 3 44 0 747
2020 316 157 80 147 3 4 41 0 748

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 Waterleaf Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 545 42.0 12.9 40.7
2013 648 47.0 13.7 35.5
2014 693 52.0 13.3 43.4
2015 766 58.0 13.2 39.7
2016 826 59.0 14.0 44.8
2017 807 63.0 12.8 43.2
2018 770 61.0 12.6 39.6
2019 747 54.0 13.8 37.2
2020 748 51.0 14.6 36.2

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 Waterleaf Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 545 42.0 12.9 40.7
2013 648 47.0 13.7 35.5
2014 693 52.0 13.3 43.4
2015 766 58.0 13.2 39.7
2016 826 59.0 14.0 44.8
2017 807 63.0 12.8 43.2
2018 770 61.0 12.6 39.6
2019 747 54.0 13.8 37.2
2020 748 51.0 14.6 36.2

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.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Waterleaf Elementary

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $858 (8.5%) $9,212 (91.5%) $10,070
2019 $879 (8.5%) $9,428 (91.5%) $10,307
2020 $779 (7.7%) $9,337 (92.3%) $10,115

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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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. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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