Colonial Elementary School



Colonial Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colonial Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 82
K 157
1 124
2 113
3 106
4 89
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Colonial Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 763 students in grades 1st through 12th. Colonial Elementary School is the 568th largest public school in Florida and the 5,186th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 763
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 568th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 667th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 395th out of 2,205

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Colonial Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 440
(58%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 323
(42%)
29,739
(48%)

Colonial Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 454
(60%)
9,391
(15%)
 Hispanic 214
(28%)
22,097
(36%)
 White 65
(9%)
27,366
(44%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
981
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
58
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
112
(0%)

Colonial Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 704
(92%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 38
(5%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Colonial Elementary School is ranked 134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Colonial Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly 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.

Colonial Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 764
2006 780
2007 728
2008 663
2009 727
2010 763
2011 758
2012 763

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.4
2007 13.9
2008 13.1
2009 14.4
2010 14.4
2011 14.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7696335078534
2006 0.81025641025641
2007 0.8282967032967
2008 0.91704374057315
2009 0.88445667125172
2010 0.92660550458716
2011 0.94722955145119
2012 0.95019659239843

Compare Colonial Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
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 95.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 763 13.4:1  
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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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