Sidney Lanier Center



Sidney Lanier Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sidney Lanier Center Students by Grade
PK 54
K 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 6
5 4
6 2
7 4
8 4
9 5
10 3
11 9
12 44

Sidney Lanier Center is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 138 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sidney Lanier Center is the 2,092nd largest public school in Florida and the 51,130th largest nationally. It has 5.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 138
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,130th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,092nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 53rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,869th out of 2,205

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Sidney Lanier Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 82
(59%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 56
(41%)
9,853
(49%)

Sidney Lanier Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 72
(52%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 52
(38%)
8,937
(44%)
 Hispanic 8
(6%)
1,637
(8%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
1,183
(6%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

Sidney Lanier Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 73
(53%)
9,217
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(43%)
9,799
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(4%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sidney Lanier Center is ranked 2,088th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sidney Lanier Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.1%) is 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.

Sidney Lanier Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 111
2006 128
2007 122
2008 120
2009 104
2010 104
2011 108
2012 138

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 3.5
2006 5.8
2007 5.2
2008 3.9
2009 4.2
2010 4.2
2011 5.2
2012 5.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56756756756757
2006 0.578125
2007 0.67213114754098
2008 0.675
2009 0.63461538461538
2010 0.5
2011 0.61111111111111
2012 0.47101449275362

Compare Sidney Lanier Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
580.0% 5.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sidney Lanier Center
Gainesville, FL
Public PK - 12 138 5.8:1  
Howard W. Bishop Middle School
Gainesville, FL
Public 06 - 08 686 18.5:1 1 miles
Genesis Preparatory School
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Public KG - 03 70 17.5:1 1 miles
Sweetwater Branch Academy
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Public 06 - 08 70 11.7:1 1 miles
St Patrick Interparish School
Gainesville, FL
Private PK - 08 306 13:1 1 miles
Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School
Gainesville, FL
Public KG - 05 120 15:1 1 miles
A.quinn Jones/Excep.student Center
Gainesville, FL
Public KG - 12 76 3.6:1 1 miles
Hoggetowne Middle School
Gainesville, FL
Public 06 - 08 104 14.9:1 1 miles
Star Christian Academy
Gainesville, FL
Private PK - 06 52 13:1 2 miles
Stephen Foster Elementary School
Gainesville, FL
Public KG - 05 459 13.1:1 2 miles
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School
Gainesville, FL
Public PK - 05 385 13.8:1 2 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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