Lumos StepUp Efficacy Study: Winter Springs Elementary School, Florida-2017-18

School Overview

Winter Springs Elementary School is based in Winter Springs Florida, which comes under the Seminole school district. The school supports over 679 students across pre-k to 5. It is a public school with a student-teacher ratio of 13.5:1 and about 75.1 % of the students are economically disadvantaged.


Winter springs ES Demographics


We conducted a study to understand the impact of Lumos Learning programs on student achievement. We have compared the state ranking of Winter Springs Elementary School in 2016-17 and 2017-18 as indicated in schooldigger
The school used Lumos StepUp program in 2017-18 to support students’ FSA preparation.

Improvement in State Ranking

Winter springs school ranking

There are 2118 elementary schools in Florida and Winter Springs Elementary School was ranked 887th in the 2016-17 academic year. In 2017-18, the school adopted Math and ELA programs for Grades 3, 4 and 5. About 10 students from each grade used the Lumos Stepup program for FSA Math and FSA English Language Arts practice. In the 2017-18 FSA tests, Winter Springs School rank improved by 77 positions.

Grade 4 FSA Test-scores

FSA test scores Math 4th grade

In the 2017-18 FSA tests, 4th graders’ who met the standards increased by by 3%.

Grade 5 FSA Test-scores

FSA test scores Math 5th grade

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 5th graders who met state expectations in 2017-18 FSA Math assessment increased by 14%.

FSA test scores ELA 5th grade

There was an increase of 11%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 5 English Language Arts FSA.

Overall Result

  • Grade 4 and Grade 5 students in Winter Springs Elementary School have surpassed the state average in both Math and ELA.
  • The use of Lumos StepUp for FSA Math and English Language Arts practice in 4th and 5th grades in 2017-18 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
  • The overall school ranking improved by 77 positions from 887 in 2017 to 810 in 2018.
  • Majority of enrolled students in the school are English language learners who have shown significant improvements in 2017-18 FSA ELA tests.

Steven Jarvis