Howard W. Bishop Middle School



Howard W. Bishop Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard W. Bishop Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 236
7 213
8 237
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howard W. Bishop Middle School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 686 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37

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Howard W. Bishop Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 347
(51%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 339
(49%)
9,853
(49%)

Howard W. Bishop Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 329
(48%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 269
(39%)
8,937
(44%)
 Two or More 36
(5%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 31
(5%)
1,637
(8%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
41
(0%)

Howard W. Bishop Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 340
(50%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 305
(44%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Howard W. Bishop Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.5%) 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.

Howard W. Bishop Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 891
2006 834
2007 759
2008 708
2009 679
2010 726
2011 674
2012 686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.4
2007 13.6
2008 12.6
2009 15.8
2010 17.7
2011 17.3
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56341189674523
2006 0.53117505995204
2007 0.59288537549407
2008 0.58898305084746
2009 0.60382916053019
2010 0.56749311294766
2011 0.52967359050445
2012 0.55539358600583

Compare Howard W. Bishop Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.5%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public 06 - 08 686 18.5:1  
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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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