Nelson Elementary School



Nelson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 126
1 139
2 112
3 124
4 129
5 143
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nelson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dover, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 784 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Elementary School is the 491st largest public school in Florida and the 4,523rd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 784
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,523rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 491st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 334th out of 2,205

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Nelson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 413
(53%)
75,186
(52%)
 Female 371
(47%)
69,898
(48%)

Nelson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 360
(46%)
52,763
(36%)
 Hispanic 261
(33%)
49,338
(34%)
 Black 98
(13%)
31,633
(22%)
 Two or More 41
(5%)
5,817
(4%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
4,869
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
231
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
433
(0%)

Nelson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 367
(47%)
57,282
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(42%)
77,574
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(11%)
10,228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Nelson Elementary School is ranked 965th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.2%) is slightly 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.

Nelson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 898
2006 846
2007 863
2008 845
2009 834
2010 832
2011 802
2012 784

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 15.1
2007 12.8
2008 12.2
2009 13
2010 13.5
2011 13.9
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35412026726058
2006 0.40780141843972
2007 0.42062572421784
2008 0.46863905325444
2009 0.48920863309353
2010 0.49278846153846
2011 0.52369077306733
2012 0.53188775510204

Compare Nelson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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