Plato Academy Charter School



Plato Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plato Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 38
2 36
3 38
4 44
5 44
6 44
7 45
8 43
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plato Academy Charter School is a public elementary school located in Clearwater, FL in the Pinellas School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plato Academy Charter School is the 1,811th largest public school in Florida and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,256th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,811th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,802nd out of 2,205

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Plato Academy Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 198
(54%)
34,659
(48%)
 Male 166
(46%)
37,418
(52%)

Plato Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 259
(71%)
41,149
(57%)
 Hispanic 56
(15%)
10,691
(15%)
 Two or More 24
(7%)
3,008
(4%)
 Asian 13
(4%)
2,916
(4%)
 Black 12
(3%)
13,962
(19%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
176
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
175
(0%)

Plato Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 283
(78%)
29,749
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(16%)
37,527
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
4,801
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Plato Academy Charter School is ranked 2,041st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plato Academy Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Plato Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 89
2006 134
2007 171
2008 214
2009 253
2010 320
2011 342
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 16.8
2007 16.3
2008 14
2009 15.3
2010 20
2011 12.7
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14606741573034
2006 0.26119402985075
2007 0.24561403508772
2008 0.2196261682243
2009 0.22529644268775
2010 0.153125
2011 0.21052631578947
2012 0.22252747252747

Compare Plato Academy Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Plato Academy Charter School
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Public KG - 08 364 13.5:1  
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Public KG - 05 692 13.1:1 2 miles
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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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