Walter Caldwell Elementary School



Walter Caldwell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Caldwell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 103
1 117
2 104
3 106
4 93
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter Caldwell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Auburndale, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 621 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter Caldwell Elementary School is the 1,065th largest public school in Florida and the 11,914th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 621
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,914th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,065th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,926th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,361st out of 2,205

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Walter Caldwell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(54%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 286
(46%)
34,787
(48%)

Walter Caldwell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(46%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 159
(26%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 154
(25%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
87
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
376
(1%)

Walter Caldwell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 477
(77%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 103
(17%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(7%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Walter Caldwell Elementary School is ranked 545th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter Caldwell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is 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.

Walter Caldwell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 747
2006 741
2007 722
2008 720
2009 679
2010 661
2011 621
2012 621

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.5
2007 12.9
2008 11.6
2009 14
2010 14.1
2011 15.1
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51271753681392
2006 0.61673414304993
2007 0.65235457063712
2008 0.72222222222222
2009 0.76877761413844
2010 0.74735249621785
2011 0.82286634460548
2012 0.8341384863124

Compare Walter Caldwell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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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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