About Anthony Elementary School
Vision and Mission Statements
Leading the State in Raising Student Performance
We at Anthony Elementary School believe our students must become successful lifelong learners and productive members of society through experiences and the provision of tools for learning. All students will have equal opportunities, materials, and equipment. All faculty and staff will endeavor to see that "Every child succeeds."
Links and Documents
|NCLB SPAR||School Financial Report|
|School Accountability Reports|
|School Boundaries Map||School Improvement Plan|
School Profile and Demographics
Anthony Elementary is a community school located in the northern part of Marion County. The school originated decades ago and has seen many transitions, changing from the local high school to its current elementary status.
Our population fluctuates between 345 and 355 students. The student population is 56% white, 23% black, 16% Hispanic and 5% mixed. Eighty percent (80 %) of our student population qualifies for free/reduced meals, seventeen percent (17%) are SWD (student with disabilities), and 9% are ELL (English Language Learners).
For specific information on the breakdown of the 2010 test score, please see the SPAR report.
Eighty-five percent (85%) of our student population qualified for either free or reduced meals; 22% are SWD students; and 7% are LEP students.
The population by grade level is: 18-PreK, 57-Kdg, 46-1st, 57-2nd, 54-3rd, 43-4th and 42-5th.
Standard curriculum percentages include: Students in grades 3-5, 13% in levels 1 and 2 in reading, 87% at levels 3-5 in reading; 18% in levels 1 and 2 in math, 82% in levels 3-5 in math.
In kindergarten through fifth grades, 69 students (22%) participated in the Exceptional Student Education program. Of these students, 31% were in the speech program, 29% were in the Language Impaired program, 33% were in the Specific Learning Disabilities program, 4% were in the Educable Mentally Handicapped program. Additionally, 22 students or 7% of our population were considered ESOL and received additional assistance from an ESOL paraprofessional. We had eight students or 3% of our students participate in the Gifted Education program.
Our faculty consists of 73% majority and 27% minority teachers. The percentage of teachers with Bachelor’s degrees is 76%. Master’s and Specialist degrees constitute 24 % of the instructional staff. Only one teacher is not considered “highly qualified” and she has signed an Out of Field Agreement.
School Colors and Mascot
Anthony's school colors are red and white. Our mascot is a thoroughbred horse.