Alturas Elementary School



Alturas Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alturas Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 44
2 63
3 63
4 47
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Alturas Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alturas, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 334 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alturas Elementary School is the 1,857th largest public school in Florida and the 38,154th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 334
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,154th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,857th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 885th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,869th out of 2,205

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Alturas Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(51%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 163
(49%)
34,787
(48%)

Alturas Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(64%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 85
(25%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 26
(8%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Alturas Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(77%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 42
(13%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(10%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Alturas Elementary School is ranked 1,410th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alturas Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.4%) is significantly 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.

Alturas Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 332
2007 337
2008 354
2009 365
2010 349
2011 345
2012 334

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.9
2007 12.3
2008 11.8
2009 14.6
2010 14.5
2011 15
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77469135802469
2006 0.73795180722892
2007 0.72106824925816
2008 0.62146892655367
2009 0.83561643835616
2010 0.82234957020057
2011 0.87826086956522
2012 0.87425149700599

Compare Alturas Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 87.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 334 13.9:1  
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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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