Altha Public School



Altha Public School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Altha Public School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 49
1 53
2 49
3 43
4 36
5 43
6 48
7 49
8 41
9 52
10 56
11 38
12 34

Altha Public School is a public elementary school located in Altha, FL in the Calhoun School District. It enrolls 604 students in grades 1st through 12th. Altha Public School is the 1,152nd largest public school in Florida and the 13,014th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,014th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,152nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 348th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 753rd out of 2,205

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Altha Public School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 314
(52%)
911
(49%)
 Male 290
(48%)
939
(51%)

Altha Public School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 549
(91%)
1,411
(76%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
122
(7%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
92
(5%)
 American Indian 10
(2%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
205
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Altha Public School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 332
(55%)
1,118
(60%)
 Not Eligible 223
(37%)
576
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(8%)
156
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Altha Public School is ranked 1,088th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Altha Public School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Altha Public School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 622
2007 623
2008 579
2009 575
2010 576
2011 551
2012 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.1
2007 13.8
2008 11.6
2009 13.1
2010 14.9
2011 14.3
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43759873617694
2006 0.45980707395498
2007 0.43980738362761
2008 0.50259067357513
2009 0.59826086956522
2010 0.54861111111111
2011 0.5480943738657
2012 0.63079470198675

Compare Altha Public School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 63.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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