Ben Gamla Charter School



Ben Gamla Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 97
2 101
3 83
4 73
5 59
6 30
7 30
8 20
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Gamla Charter School is a public elementary school located in Hollywood, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Gamla Charter School is the 1,249th largest public school in Florida and the 14,699th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,699th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,249th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,974th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,507th out of 2,205

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Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 305
(53%)
95,693
(52%)
 Female 275
(47%)
88,893
(48%)

Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(65%)
44,989
(24%)
 Hispanic 151
(26%)
53,843
(29%)
 Black 31
(5%)
73,516
(40%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
5,156
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
6,342
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
181
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
559
(0%)

Ben Gamla Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 307
(53%)
75,238
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 224
(39%)
94,802
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(8%)
14,546
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ben Gamla Charter School is ranked 1,483rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Gamla Charter School 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.

Ben Gamla Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 373
2008 587
2009 563
2010 574
2011 530
2012 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 20.9
2010 17.4
2011 14.7
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.045576407506702
2008 0.53492333901193
2009 0.42095914742451
2010 0.301393728223
2011 0.48867924528302
2012 0.47068965517241

Compare Ben Gamla Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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