Miami Lakes K-8 Center



Miami Lakes K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Miami Lakes K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 20
K 126
1 155
2 130
3 140
4 165
5 153
6 168
7 151
8 185
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Miami Lakes K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in Hialeah, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,393 students in grades 1st through 12th. Miami Lakes K-8 Center is the 30th largest public school in Florida and the 217th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 217th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 30th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,942nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 44th out of 2,205

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Miami Lakes K-8 Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 726
(52%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 667
(48%)
121,259
(48%)

Miami Lakes K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,199
(86%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 125
(9%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 46
(3%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(0%)

Miami Lakes K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 698
(50%)
63,997
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 506
(36%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 189
(14%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Miami Lakes K-8 Center is ranked 167th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Miami Lakes K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.9%) 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.

Miami Lakes K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1172
2006 1231
2007 1344
2008 1489
2009 1564
2010 1560
2011 1533
2012 1393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 15.2
2007 14.6
2008 15.5
2009 17.2
2010 16.4
2011 16.5
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31825938566553
2006 0.3127538586515
2007 0.3110119047619
2008 0.31900604432505
2009 0.3881074168798
2010 0.45705128205128
2011 0.4996738421396
2012 0.4989231873654

Compare Miami Lakes K-8 Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Miami Lakes K-8 Center
Hialeah, FL
Public PK - 08 1,393 16.4:1  
Children'S Paradise Learning Center
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Private PK - 03 81 5:1 1 miles
Trinity Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 107 12:1 1 miles
Our Lady of the Lakes
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Private PK - 08 464 17:1 1 miles
Christ Mar School
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Private KG - 08 93 12:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Lourdes Preschool
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Private PK - 03 161 17:1 2 miles
Montessori Childrens House of Miami Lakes
Miami Lakes, FL
Private PK - 07 90 9:1 2 miles
Christ-Mar School
Hialeah, FL
Private KG - 09 93 10:1 2 miles
A Little College at Royal Oaks
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Private PK - 05 197 7:1 2 miles
Horeb Christian School
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Private PK - 12 199 11:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 03 122 14:1 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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