Sweetwater Branch Academy



Sweetwater Branch Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater Branch Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 17
7 28
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sweetwater Branch Academy is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 70 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 70
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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Sweetwater Branch Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 35
(50%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 35
(50%)
9,853
(49%)

Sweetwater Branch Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 47
(67%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 17
(24%)
8,937
(44%)
 Two or More 4
(6%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 2
(3%)
1,637
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Sweetwater Branch Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(51%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 18
(26%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(23%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sweetwater Branch Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.3%) 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 93
2009 120
2010 124
2011 119
2012 70

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 10.4
2009 13.3
2010 12.4
2011 9.9
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.52688172043011
2009 0.60833333333333
2010 0.57258064516129
2011 0.57142857142857
2012 0.74285714285714

Compare Sweetwater Branch Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 74.3%
 

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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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