Heights Elementary School



Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 210
1 195
2 178
3 185
4 156
5 139
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 1,076 students in grades 1st through 12th. Heights Elementary School is the 112th largest public school in Florida and the 811th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,076
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 112th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,402nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 113th out of 2,205

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Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 554
(51%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 522
(49%)
29,739
(48%)

Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 545
(51%)
27,366
(44%)
 Hispanic 365
(34%)
22,097
(36%)
 Black 94
(9%)
9,391
(15%)
 Asian 34
(3%)
981
(2%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
1,534
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 538
(50%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 460
(43%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(7%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Heights Elementary School is ranked 284th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.2%) 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.

Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 744
2006 644
2007 607
2008 752
2009 843
2010 957
2011 996
2012 1076

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14
2007 13.2
2008 13.4
2009 14.2
2010 14.9
2011 14.9
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68548387096774
2006 0.76086956521739
2007 0.7495881383855
2008 0.74468085106383
2009 0.76156583629893
2010 0.68756530825496
2011 0.63755020080321
2012 0.5724907063197

Compare Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,076 14.9:1  
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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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