Mossy Head School



Mossy Head School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mossy Head School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 56
1 57
2 46
3 47
4 48
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mossy Head School is a public elementary school located in Defuniak Springs, FL in the Walton School District. It enrolls 310 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mossy Head School is the 1,889th largest public school in Florida and the 40,348th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 310
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,348th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,889th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,893rd out of 2,205

Find Former MHS Alumni

Mossy Head School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 160
(52%)
3,202
(52%)
 Female 150
(48%)
2,966
(48%)

Mossy Head School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 269
(87%)
4,800
(78%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
566
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
295
(5%)
 Black 2
(1%)
435
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
53
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Mossy Head School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(69%)
2,866
(46%)
 Not Eligible 73
(24%)
2,835
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
467
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Mossy Head School is ranked 1,611th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mossy Head School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) 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.

Mossy Head School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 243
2009 261
2010 317
2011 315
2012 310

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 12.3
2009 11.9
2010 13.3
2011 14.6
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.72427983539095
2009 0.57088122605364
2010 0.75078864353312
2011 0.8031746031746
2012 0.76451612903226

Compare Mossy Head 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
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 76.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mossy Head School
Defuniak Springs, FL
Public PK - 05 310 13.5:1  
West Defuniak Elementary School
Defuniak Springs, FL
Public PK - 05 644 15.3:1 12 miles
Okaloosa Youth Academy
Crestview, FL
Public 05 - 12 64 10.7:1 12 miles
Gulf Coast Youth Academy
Crestview, FL
Public 06 - 12 56 7:1 12 miles
Walker Elementary School
Crestview, FL
Public PK - 05 716 14.6:1 13 miles
Maude Saunders Elementary School
Defuniak Springs, FL
Public PK - 05 645 14:1 13 miles
Shoal River Middle School
Crestview, FL
Public 06 - 08 857 18.2:1 13 miles
Southside Center
Crestview, FL
Public PK - PK 209 23.2:1 14 miles
Walton Middle School
Defuniak Springs, FL
Public 06 - 08 683 13.9:1 14 miles
Riverside Elementary School
Crestview, FL
Public PK - 05 947 15.5:1 14 miles
Lakewood Christian School
Crestview, FL
Private PK - 12 117 10:1 15 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.