Memorial Elementary School



Memorial Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Memorial Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 189
1 161
2 125
3 158
4 120
5 130
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Memorial Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Arcadia, FL in the Desoto School District. It enrolls 883 students in grades 1st through 12th. Memorial Elementary School is the 280th largest public school in Florida and the 2,439th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 883
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 280th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,942nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 519th out of 2,205

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Memorial Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 462
(52%)
1,919
(54%)
 Female 421
(48%)
1,658
(46%)

Memorial Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 507
(57%)
1,488
(42%)
 White 245
(28%)
1,530
(43%)
 Black 101
(11%)
459
(13%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
74
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Memorial Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 748
(85%)
2,785
(78%)
 Not Eligible 89
(10%)
568
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(5%)
224
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Memorial Elementary School is ranked 82nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Memorial Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.9%) 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.

Memorial Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 933
2006 916
2007 859
2008 813
2009 813
2010 861
2011 890
2012 883

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15
2007 13.2
2008 12.2
2009 15.3
2010 12
2011 15.3
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72668810289389
2006 0.75655021834061
2007 0.82421420256112
2008 0.84624846248462
2009 0.88806888068881
2010 0.8780487804878
2011 0.87078651685393
2012 0.89920724801812

Compare Memorial Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 89.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 883 16.4:1  
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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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