Liza Jackson Preparatory School



Liza Jackson Preparatory School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Liza Jackson Preparatory School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 72
2 90
3 90
4 88
5 86
6 105
7 107
8 104
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Liza Jackson Preparatory School is a public elementary school located in Fort Walton Beach, FL in the Okaloosa School District. It enrolls 831 students in grades 1st through 12th. Liza Jackson Preparatory School is the 373rd largest public school in Florida and the 3,363rd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 831
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,363rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 373rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 519th out of 2,205

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Liza Jackson Preparatory School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 459
(55%)
10,824
(49%)
 Male 372
(45%)
11,478
(51%)

Liza Jackson Preparatory School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 622
(75%)
15,148
(68%)
 Hispanic 77
(9%)
1,924
(9%)
 Two or More 57
(7%)
1,675
(8%)
 Black 40
(5%)
2,943
(13%)
 Asian 32
(4%)
450
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
105
(0%)

Liza Jackson Preparatory School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 662
(80%)
12,248
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(15%)
8,179
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
1,875
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Liza Jackson Preparatory School is ranked 1,789th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Liza Jackson Preparatory School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.3%) is significantly 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.

Liza Jackson Preparatory School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 676
2006 683
2007 661
2008 698
2009 734
2010 802
2011 833
2012 831

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.2
2007 13.1
2008 14.7
2009 14.7
2010 14.3
2011 15.1
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088757396449704
2006 0.13323572474378
2007 0.15582450832073
2008 0.17908309455587
2009 0.18392370572207
2010 0.18453865336658
2011 0.1812725090036
2012 0.20336943441637

Compare Liza Jackson Preparatory School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Liza Jackson Preparatory School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public KG - 12 831 15.4:1  
Annette P. Edwins Elementary School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 411 12.5:1 1 miles
Silver Sands-Excep. Children
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public PK - 12 141 6.7:1 1 miles
Max Bruner Junior Middle School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public 06 - 08 814 17.3:1 1 miles
Mary Esther Elementary School
Mary Esther, FL
Public PK - 05 612 14.9:1 1 miles
Calvary Christian Academy & Preschool
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Private PK - 12 224 11:1 2 miles
Wright Elementary School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 642 14.9:1 2 miles
St Mary Catholic School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Private PK - 08 416 14:1 3 miles
Cinco Baptist School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Private PK - 06 160 9:1 3 miles
W. C. Pryor Middle School
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public 06 - 08 629 19.7:1 3 miles
Northwest Florida Ballet Academie
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Public 03 - 08 140 17.5:1 3 miles
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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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