W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School



W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 99
K 45
1 63
2 41
3 51
4 39
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 385 students in grades 1st through 12th. W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School is the 1,775th largest public school in Florida and the 33,097th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,097th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,775th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,776th out of 2,205

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W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 204
(53%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 181
(47%)
9,853
(49%)

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 334
(87%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 29
(8%)
8,937
(44%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
1,637
(8%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 340
(88%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 24
(6%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School is ranked 1,162nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.8%) is significantly 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.

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 506
2006 402
2007 397
2008 429
2009 500
2010 451
2011 471
2012 385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.4
2007 13.2
2008 12.4
2009 15.4
2010 13.7
2011 14.3
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88932806324111
2006 0.90547263681592
2007 0.93954659949622
2008 0.97668997668998
2009 1.002
2010 0.88691796008869
2011 0.90658174097665
2012 0.93766233766234

Compare W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
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 93.8%
 

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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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