Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School



Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 148
4 104
5 132
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Frostproof, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School is the 1,777th largest public school in Florida and the 33,212th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,777th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,848th out of 2,205

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Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 212
(55%)
34,787
(48%)
 Male 172
(45%)
37,087
(52%)

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 185
(48%)
21,142
(29%)
 White 156
(41%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 32
(8%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
2,205
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
87
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
376
(1%)

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 304
(79%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 54
(14%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School is ranked 1,269th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) 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.

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 393
2006 355
2007 351
2008 352
2009 351
2010 410
2011 390
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 11.8
2007 11.3
2008 9.7
2009 12.5
2010 14.6
2011 15
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80407124681934
2006 0.83380281690141
2007 0.8005698005698
2008 0.78693181818182
2009 0.88034188034188
2010 0.8390243902439
2011 0.85897435897436
2012 0.859375

Compare Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary 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
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Public 03 - 05 384 15.4:1  
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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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