Buckingham Exceptional Student Center



Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Students by Grade
PK 3
K 4
1 2
2 0
3 5
4 5
5 9
6 6
7 5
8 11
9 10
10 10
11 2
12 30

Buckingham Exceptional Student Center is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 102 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buckingham Exceptional Student Center is the 2,144th largest public school in Florida and the 52,792nd largest nationally. It has 7.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 102
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,792nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,144th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 88th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,049th out of 2,205

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Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 57
(56%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 45
(44%)
29,739
(48%)

Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 36
(35%)
27,366
(44%)
 Black 35
(34%)
9,391
(15%)
 Hispanic 27
(26%)
22,097
(36%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
981
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(72%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 23
(23%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(6%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Buckingham Exceptional Student Center is ranked 2,046th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buckingham Exceptional Student Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.5%) 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.

Buckingham Exceptional Student Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 112
2006 107
2007 99
2008 103
2009 107
2010 110
2011 103
2012 102

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 8.9
2007 7.6
2008 8.4
2009 8.2
2010 8.5
2011 7.9
2012 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67857142857143
2006 0.63551401869159
2007 0.70707070707071
2008 0.79611650485437
2009 0.79439252336449
2010 0.8
2011 0.76699029126214
2012 0.77450980392157

Compare Buckingham Exceptional Student Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
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 77.5%
 

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Public PK - 12 102 7.8:1  
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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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