Presently we have 573 students, 8 students are of Asian Pacific decent, 152 students are Black, 48 Hispanic, 2 Indian, 9 Multi-racial, 313 white. We have 151 students on Free lunch, 29 on reduced lunch and 87 are direct certified. We also have 19 homeless students. We have 9 English Limited Language students.
South Ocala Elementary hosts two of the districts Deaf/Hard of Hearing classes one PreK unit and one K-5 unit. We also have a self contained varying exceptionalities unit and two self contained PreK developmentally delayed units. We offer inclusion and resource for students who are in a general education setting in need of ESE services. Presently South Ocala services 119 ESE students.
In keeping with the State of Florida classroom reduction requirements South Ocala has a 1:18 ratio in grades K-2, and a 1:22 ratio in grade 3-5.
Academic Performance of Feeder Pattern
South Ocala Elementary School feeds to Osceola Middle School and Belleview Middle School.