Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School



Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 22
1 22
2 19
3 21
4 22
5 14
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 120 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School is the 2,114th largest public school in Florida and the 51,959th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 120
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,959th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,114th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,452nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,127th out of 2,205

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Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 63
(53%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 57
(48%)
9,853
(49%)

Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 72
(60%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 33
(28%)
8,937
(44%)
 Hispanic 8
(7%)
1,637
(8%)
 Two or More 6
(5%)
1,183
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
41
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(65%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 29
(24%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(11%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School is ranked 2,013th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) 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.

Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 146
2011 169
2012 120

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 18.2
2011 33.8
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.79452054794521
2011 0.68639053254438
2012 0.75833333333333

Compare Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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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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