Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

Public, Charter K-8

 2795 Keystone Rd
       Tarpon Springs, FL  34688-7425


(727) 939-6413

District: Pinellas

SchoolDigger Rank:
664th of 2,219 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $8,226 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  13.2
Number of students:  359

Racial breakdown:

White:
81.6%
Hispanic:
9.2%
African American:
4.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  27%

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Compare Details Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs ranks better than 70.1% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks 33rd among 90 ranked elementary schools in the Pinellas School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 68.07. (See more...)
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Compare Details Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs ranks better than 84.9% of middle schools in Florida. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 82.59. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (81.6%), Hispanic (9.2%), African American (4.2%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 27% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs is 13.2, which is the 45th best among 90 elementary schools in the Pinellas School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs is $8,226. 81 elementary schools in the Pinellas School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs:

SchoolDigger ranks Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs 664th of 2219 Florida public elementary schools. (See Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs 173rd of 1148 Florida public middle schools. (See Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs in the ranking list.)

Pinellas:

SchoolDigger ranks Pinellas 30th of 68 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
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2014 90.33 139th 2064 93.3%
2016 86.84 222nd 2087 89.4%
2017 91.98 98th 2112 95.4%
2018 89.69 160th 2118 92.4%
2019 86.23 257th 2182 88.2%
2021 85.31 298th 2247 86.7%
2022 68.07 664th 2219 70.1%

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

Rank History for Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
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2016 89.59 76th 997 92.4%
2017 87.79 109th 1031 89.4%
2018 88.07 113th 1035 89.1%
2019 87.25 115th 1099 89.5%
2021 82.02 164th 1136 85.6%
2022 82.59 173rd 1148 84.9%

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

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Reviews:
by a parent
Sunday, January 17, 2021

Open Quote My child has been attending for many years. The teachers are harsh and not well trained. If you go to the principal nothing is solved and she covers for the teachers. They allow teachers to yell and, overall, they are all very unprofessional. They also catered to students that are of their origin. Greek. My child has been bullied many times and the only way I find out, was because my child told me. Shame on all the administration at Plato. They hand out grades to make their rankings higher. It's all a front where you teach your own child. Close Quote


by a parent
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Open Quote Teachers have poor discipline methods and no attention to detail. The children that attend would do well in any school because they have parent support and outside experience that the average child does not. Not sure what the actual "process" is for hiring, but based on their newest hires, I'd definitely think twice about sending any child of mine there. Principal is all talk and zero action. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2013 169 7 6 17 0 0 11 0 210
2014 209 9 6 17 0 0 12 0 253
2015 274 5 9 20 0 0 12 0 320
2016 308 6 11 26 0 0 11 0 362
2017 302 6 12 26 1 0 16 0 363
2018 292 15 9 31 1 0 13 0 361
2019 288 14 12 33 0 1 15 0 363
2020 294 11 12 33 0 1 13 0 364
2021 300 10 11 29 0 1 9 0 360
2022 293 15 9 33 0 1 8 0 359

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 Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2013 210 12.0 17.5 16.2
2014 253 12.0 21.0 10.3
2015 320 19.0 16.8 18.1
2016 362 20.0 18.1 20.7
2017 363 18.0 20.1 18.7
2018 361 16.0 22.5 22.4
2019 363 24.0 15.1 21.5
2020 364 23.0 15.8 20.9
2021 360 27.0 13.3 23.9
2022 359 27.0 13.2 27

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 Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2013 210 12.0 17.5 16.2
2014 253 12.0 21.0 10.3
2015 320 19.0 16.8 18.1
2016 362 20.0 18.1 20.7
2017 363 18.0 20.1 18.7
2018 361 16.0 22.5 22.4
2019 363 24.0 15.1 21.5
2020 364 23.0 15.8 20.9
2021 360 27.0 13.3 23.9
2022 359 27.0 13.2 27

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 Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $00 (0.0%) $7,662 (100.0%) $7,662
2019 $00 (0.0%) $7,861 (100.0%) $7,861
2020 $17 (0.2%) $7,566 (99.8%) $7,582
2021 $625 (7.6%) $7,601 (92.4%) $8,226

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

Impact of COVID-19 on Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

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
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 257th of 2182 Elementary schoolsRanks 664th of 2219 Elementary schools
 18.1%
Ranks 115th of 1099 Middle schoolsRanks 173rd of 1148 Middle schools
 4.6%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8375
 8%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5652
 4%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5853
 5%
3rd Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8072
 8%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)6260
 2%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Florida)6258
 4%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8060
 20%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5657
 1%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5857
 1%
4th Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8656
 30%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)6465
 1%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Florida)6461
 3%
5th Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8063
 17%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5458
 4%
   5th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5655
 1%
5th Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8552
 33%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)6058
 2%
   5th Grade Mathematics (Florida)6052
 8%
5th Grade Science (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)6150
 11%
   5th Grade Science (Pinellas)5455
 1%
   5th Grade Science (Florida)5348
 5%
6th Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)7971
 8%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5148
 3%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5452
 2%
6th Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)6774
 7%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)4447
 3%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Florida)5549
 6%
7th Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)7968
 11%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5146
 5%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5248
 4%
7th Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)7453
 21%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)6052
 8%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Florida)5446
 8%
8th Grade English Language Arts (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8468
 16%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Pinellas)5545
 10%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5649
 7%
8th Grade Mathematics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)8568
 17%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Pinellas)3125
 6%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Florida)4642
 4%
8th Grade Science (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)7459
 15%
   8th Grade Science (Pinellas)5145
 6%
   8th Grade Science (Florida)4845
 3%
End of Course Civics (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)9193
 2%
   End of Course Civics (Pinellas)6866
 2%
   End of Course Civics (Florida)7169
 2%
End of Course Algebra 1 (Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs)9892
 6%
   End of Course Algebra 1 (Pinellas)5652
 4%
   End of Course Algebra 1 (Florida)6254
 8%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students363360
 0.8%
African American1410
 28.6%
American Indian00
Asian1211
 8.3%
Hispanic3329
 12.1%
Pacific Islander11
White288300
 4.2%
Two or More Races159
 40%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients21.5%23.9%
 2.4%




Frequently Asked Questions about Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

Students at Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs are 82% White, 9% Hispanic, 4% African American, 3% Asian, 2% Two or more races.

Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs ranks 664th of 2219 Florida elementary schools. SchoolDigger rates this school 4 stars out of 5.

In the 2021-22 school year, 359 students attended Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs.


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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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