Henry S. West Laboratory School



Henry S. West Laboratory School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry S. West Laboratory School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 36
1 56
2 69
3 36
4 31
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henry S. West Laboratory School is a public elementary school located in Coral Gables, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 263 students in grades 1st through 12th. Henry S. West Laboratory School is the 1,948th largest public school in Florida and the 44,206th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,206th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,948th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,968th out of 2,205

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Henry S. West Laboratory School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 149
(57%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 114
(43%)
121,259
(48%)

Henry S. West Laboratory School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 147
(56%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 84
(32%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 26
(10%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Henry S. West Laboratory School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(86%)
63,997
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(12%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Henry S. West Laboratory School is ranked 2,161st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry S. West Laboratory School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.1%) 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.

Henry S. West Laboratory School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 286
2007 272
2008 262
2009 239
2010 238
2011 249
2012 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 11.9
2007 11.3
2008 11.9
2009 12.9
2010 13.2
2011 12.4
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21337579617834
2006 0.22027972027972
2007 0.17647058823529
2008 0.17557251908397
2009 0.18410041841004
2010 0.18067226890756
2011 0.14859437751004
2012 0.14068441064639

Compare Henry S. West Laboratory School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Henry S. West Laboratory School
Coral Gables, FL
Public PK - 06 263 13.8:1  
Ponce De Leon Middle School
Coral Gables, FL
Public 06 - 08 1,067 17.5:1 1 miles
Alexander Montessori School
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Private PK - 05 547 11:1 1 miles
St Hugh Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 316 12:1 2 miles
International Christian School-Coral Gables
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Private PK - 01 60 3:1 2 miles
Riviera Schools
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Private PK - 09 556 13:1 2 miles
St Theresa School
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Private PK - 08 883 22:1 2 miles
Ransom Everglades School
Coconut Grove, FL
Private 06 - 12 1,079 11:1 2 miles
Epiphany Catholic School
Miami, FL
Private PK - 08 973 17:1 2 miles
Banyan Day School
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Private PK - KG 165 9:1 2 miles
The French American School of Miami
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Private PK - 05 159 13:1 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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