Cypress Creek Elementary School

Summary:

Cypress Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ruskin, Florida, serving grades PK-5 with a student population of 957. The school is part of the Hillsborough County School District, which is ranked 47th out of 67 districts in Florida and has a 2-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Cypress Creek Elementary has a higher percentage of Hispanic (44.41%) and African American (32.5%) students compared to the surrounding schools, which range from 25-50% Hispanic and lower percentages of African American students. The school also has consistently high chronic absenteeism rates, ranging from 26.9% to 42% over the past few years, significantly higher than the 19.5% to 40% range of nearby schools. Cypress Creek's test scores are consistently lower than the Hillsborough County and Florida state averages across all grade levels and subjects, with 5th-grade science proficiency at 39% compared to 47% for Hillsborough and 51% for Florida. Additionally, Cypress Creek has a very high percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 63.32% to 82.53%, much higher than the 28.96% to 77.46% range of surrounding schools.

Despite the school's challenges, its spending per student, ranging from $8,988 to $9,780, is on the lower end compared to the $6,827 to $10,323 per student range of nearby schools. The presence of several high-performing charter schools in the area, such as Waterset Charter School and Creekside Charter Academy, may be drawing some of the higher-performing students away from Cypress Creek, further contributing to its academic challenges. Addressing these issues will require a comprehensive approach, including targeted interventions, increased resources, and collaboration with the community to support the school's students and improve their educational outcomes.


Detail:

Public PK, KG-5

 4040 19th Ave NE
       Ruskin, FL  33573-4902


(813) 671-5167

District: Hillsborough

SchoolDigger Rank:
1481st of 2,242 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,524 Help


Students who attend Cypress Creek Elementary School usually attend:

Middle:    Shields Middle School
High:    Lennard High School

Student/teacher ratio:  18.2 Help
Number of students:  957

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
44.4%
African American:
32.5%
White:
16.6%
more

Free/discounted lunch recipients:  63.3% Help


 See top rated Florida elementary schools

 Compare Cypress Creek Elementary School to nearby elementary schools!

Performance Trends
Help
Compare Details Cypress Creek Elementary School ranks worse than 66.1% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks 94th among 178 ranked elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District. (See more...)
Help
Compare Details In 2023 the calculated Average Standard Score was 34.61. (See more...)
Help
Chronic absenteeism in a high school refers to a situation where students repeatedly miss school, with the threshold often defined as missing 10% or more of school days for any reason, excused or unexcused.
Student Body
Help
Compare Details Student population at Cypress Creek Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (44.4%), African American (32.5%), White (16.6%). (See more...)
Help
Compare Details 63.3% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Help
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Cypress Creek Elementary School is 18.2. 161 elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Help
Compare Cypress Creek Elementary School employs 52.5 full-time teachers.
Finance
Help
Compare Details The average total spent per student at Cypress Creek Elementary School is $9,524. 138 elementary schools in the Hillsborough School District spend more per student.
Schooldigger Rankings:

Cypress Creek Elementary School was not ranked this year due to insufficient test score data.

Hillsborough:

SchoolDigger ranks Hillsborough 47th of 67 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


What do you think?

Your rating for Cypress Creek Elementary School?

Rank History for Cypress Creek Elementary School

Help
Compare
Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 23.90 1336th 1688 20.9%
2007 19.94 1509th 1786 15.5%
2008 11.80 1660th 1789 7.2%
2009 33.55 1330th 1847 28.0%
2010 29.90 1438th 1919 25.1%
2011 17.19 1744th 1985 12.1%
2012 18.47 1691st 1984 14.8%
2013 12.65 1889th 2029 6.9%
2014 21.10 1726th 2064 16.4%
2016 34.67 1386th 2087 33.6%
2017 28.49 1542nd 2112 27.0%
2018 16.32 1867th 2118 11.9%
2019 28.01 1637th 2182 25.0%
2021 27.95 1625th 2247 27.7%
2022 27.66 1623rd 2219 26.9%
2023 34.61 1480th 2240 33.9%
See the entire list of Florida Elementary School Rankings!

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

Cypress Creek Elementary School Test Scores
Tests: 
  
Grades: 
  
Years: 
  
Group by: 
District Scores:
State Scores:    





Data source: Florida Department of Education

Review counts

All ratings (Avg rating: 3)
50%

0%

0%

0%

50%

  

by a parent
Monday, March 8, 2010

Open Quote MY KIDS ARE ATTENDING CYPRESS CREEK 2 YEARS NOW,AND THEY JUST LOVE IT!!THE TWO TEACHERS THEY HAVE WHICH IS MS.VALDIVINO(1ST GRD.)TAKE SO MUCH TIME TO WORK WITH MY SON..AND I HAVE NOTHING BUT GOOD THINGS TO SAY ABOUT HER..AND MS COPPER(3ND GRD.)HAS REALLY MADE MY SON LEARN ALOT AND MAKE SURE HE KNOWS TO KEEP GOING..I LOVE THE SCHOOL.. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Cypress Creek Elementary School

Help
Compare
Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1992 247 52 1 261 0 n/a n/a 0 561
1993 286 48 2 271 0 n/a n/a 0 607
1994 258 52 1 313 0 n/a n/a 0 624
1995 300 62 0 406 0 n/a n/a 0 768
1996 300 62 0 406 0 n/a n/a 0 768
1997 317 6 1 396 0 n/a n/a 0 720
1998 324 7 4 406 3 n/a n/a 0 744
1999 305 8 2 460 4 n/a n/a 0 779
2000 315 3 4 514 0 n/a n/a 0 836
2001 322 4 5 570 0 n/a n/a 0 901
2002 319 18 4 619 1 n/a n/a 0 961
2003 319 18 4 619 1 n/a n/a 0 961
2004 310 18 6 678 1 n/a n/a 0 1013
2005 323 17 8 650 2 n/a n/a 0 1000
2006 325 14 10 650 2 n/a n/a 0 1001
2007 273 26 12 622 3 n/a n/a 28 964
2008 254 50 11 653 2 n/a n/a 32 1002
2009 252 94 10 539 0 n/a n/a 35 930
2010 250 92 6 569 7 n/a n/a 47 971
2011 289 106 8 629 4 2 34 0 1072
2012 270 115 13 628 5 1 32 0 1064
2013 253 141 13 679 5 3 37 0 1131
2014 226 181 11 666 6 1 39 0 1130
2015 170 106 5 336 2 1 29 0 649
2016 167 126 9 375 2 3 33 0 715
2017 175 153 8 387 3 2 40 0 768
2018 182 183 9 452 2 3 43 0 874
2019 174 205 8 439 2 1 42 0 871
2020 185 233 7 460 2 1 46 0 934
2021 131 211 8 427 1 0 29 0 807
2022 142 257 13 455 0 0 28 0 895
2023 159 311 17 425 1 0 44 0 957

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 Cypress Creek Elementary School

Help
Compare
Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1992 561 31.0 18.0 71.5
1993 607 44.0 13.8 71.2
1994 624 47.0 13.3 76
1995 768 52.0 14.8 77.9
1996 768 52.0 14.8 77.9
1997 720 51.0 14.1 75.6
1998 744 51.0 14.6 75
1999 779 52.0 15.0 80.4
2000 836 52.0 16.1 83.5
2001 901 64.0 14.1 81.6
2002 961 68.0 14.1 82.3
2003 961 68.0 14.1 82.3
2004 1013 63.0 16.1 81.6
2005 1000 70.0 14.3 82.3
2006 1001 68.0 14.7 77.8
2007 964 64.0 15.1 80.4
2008 1002 71.0 14.1 80.6
2009 930 70.5 13.9 81
2010 971 71.0 13.6 83.1
2011 1072 78.8 13.6 82.5
2012 1064 82.6 12.8 85.2
2013 1131 81.0 13.9 84.3
2014 1130 83.0 13.6 87.2
2015 649 60.0 10.8 83.2
2016 715 61.0 11.7 80
2017 768 56.0 13.7 81.3
2018 874 60.0 14.5 83.2
2019 871 60.5 14.3 81.2
2020 934 57.5 16.2 81.9
2021 807 54.5 14.8 82.5
2022 895 58.5 15.2 75.1
2023 957 52.5 18.2 63.3

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

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch:

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides low-cost or free meals to students in U.S. public and nonprofit private schools based on household income. Those with incomes below 130% of the poverty line receive free lunch, while those between 130% and 185% qualify for reduced-price lunch. The percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch serves as a marker for poverty, as it reflects the socioeconomic status of families in a given school or district. A higher FRPL rate typically indicates a higher concentration of low-income families, suggesting that the school or district may face additional challenges in providing adequate resources and support for student success.

Student/Teacher Ratio Cypress Creek Elementary School

Help
Compare
Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1992 561 31.0 18.0 71.5
1993 607 44.0 13.8 71.2
1994 624 47.0 13.3 76
1995 768 52.0 14.8 77.9
1996 768 52.0 14.8 77.9
1997 720 51.0 14.1 75.6
1998 744 51.0 14.6 75
1999 779 52.0 15.0 80.4
2000 836 52.0 16.1 83.5
2001 901 64.0 14.1 81.6
2002 961 68.0 14.1 82.3
2003 961 68.0 14.1 82.3
2004 1013 63.0 16.1 81.6
2005 1000 70.0 14.3 82.3
2006 1001 68.0 14.7 77.8
2007 964 64.0 15.1 80.4
2008 1002 71.0 14.1 80.6
2009 930 70.5 13.9 81
2010 971 71.0 13.6 83.1
2011 1072 78.8 13.6 82.5
2012 1064 82.6 12.8 85.2
2013 1131 81.0 13.9 84.3
2014 1130 83.0 13.6 87.2
2015 649 60.0 10.8 83.2
2016 715 61.0 11.7 80
2017 768 56.0 13.7 81.3
2018 874 60.0 14.5 83.2
2019 871 60.5 14.3 81.2
2020 934 57.5 16.2 81.9
2021 807 54.5 14.8 82.5
2022 895 58.5 15.2 75.1
2023 957 52.5 18.2 63.3

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 Cypress Creek Elementary School

Help

YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $779 (9.6%) $7,299 (90.4%) $8,078
2019 $1,159 (12.1%) $8,437 (87.9%) $9,597
2020 $889 (9.9%) $8,100 (90.1%) $8,988
2021 $1,632 (17.1%) $7,903 (82.9%) $9,535
2022 $1,389 (14.2%) $8,389 (85.8%) $9,780
2023 $2,043 (21.5%) $7,483 (78.6%) $9,524

Data source: Florida Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Cypress Creek Elementary School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
Ranks 1637th of 2182 Elementary schoolsRanks 1480th of 2240 Elementary schools
 9%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Cypress Creek Elementary School)4241
 1%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5249
 3%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5853
 5%
3rd Grade Mathematics (Cypress Creek Elementary School)5350
 3%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)5456
 2%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Florida)6258
 4%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Cypress Creek Elementary School)4647
 1%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5555
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5857
 1%
4th Grade Mathematics (Cypress Creek Elementary School)5555
   4th Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)5760
 3%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Florida)6461
 3%
5th Grade English Language Arts (Cypress Creek Elementary School)4138
 3%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5452
 2%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5655
 1%
5th Grade Mathematics (Cypress Creek Elementary School)4035
 5%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)5454
   5th Grade Mathematics (Florida)6052
 8%
5th Grade Science (Cypress Creek Elementary School)4439
 5%
   5th Grade Science (Hillsborough)5147
 4%
   5th Grade Science (Florida)5351
 2%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Post pandemic (2022-2023)
Change (%)
Total Students871957
 9.9%
African American205311
 51.7%
American Indian21
 50%
Asian817
 112.5%
Hispanic439425
 3.2%
Pacific Islander10
 100%
White174159
 8.6%
Two or More Races4244
 4.8%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients81.2%63.3%
 17.8%


Schools Near Cypress Creek Elementary School









Frequently Asked Questions about Cypress Creek Elementary School

Cypress Creek Elementary School ranks 1481st of 2242 Florida elementary schools. SchoolDigger rates this school 2 stars out of 5.

Students who attend Cypress Creek Elementary School usually go on to attend:

Middle : Shields Middle School
High : Lennard High School

Students at Cypress Creek Elementary School are 44% Hispanic, 32% African American, 17% White, 5% Two or more races, 2% Asian.

In the 2022-23 school year, 957 students attended Cypress Creek Elementary School.


Rate Cypress Creek Elementary School!



Sign up for updates!

Be the first to know when there is an update for Cypress Creek Elementary School!




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

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





Diagnostics

None retrieved from Database in 44 milliseconds.