Avocado Elementary School



Avocado Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Avocado Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 140
1 153
2 151
3 141
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Avocado Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Avocado Elementary School is the 1,227th largest public school in Florida and the 14,367th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,367th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,227th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 440th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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Avocado Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 304
(52%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 281
(48%)
121,259
(48%)

Avocado Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 443
(76%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 79
(14%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 42
(7%)
19,386
(8%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
1,612
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Avocado Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 514
(88%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 45
(8%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Avocado Elementary School is ranked 479th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Avocado Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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.

Avocado Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1041
2006 1100
2007 793
2008 749
2009 666
2010 632
2011 623
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.5
2007 13.4
2008 13.3
2009 13.7
2010 14.7
2011 13
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71853986551393
2006 0.74818181818182
2007 0.77553593947037
2008 0.79973297730307
2009 0.85135135135135
2010 0.90189873417722
2011 0.89727126805778
2012 0.92307692307692

Compare Avocado Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
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 92.3%
 

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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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