Laura C. Saunders Elementary School



Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 130
1 129
2 112
3 118
4 95
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laura C. Saunders Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 702 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laura C. Saunders Elementary School is the 775th largest public school in Florida and the 7,587th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 702
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,587th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 775th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,083rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 753rd out of 2,205

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Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 362
(52%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 340
(48%)
121,259
(48%)

Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 353
(50%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 336
(48%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 12
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 699
(100%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Laura C. Saunders Elementary School is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laura C. Saunders Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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.

Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 924
2006 888
2007 924
2008 966
2009 837
2010 797
2011 726
2012 702

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.5
2007 12.4
2008 15.3
2009 13.7
2010 14
2011 14.2
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92207792207792
2006 0.9481981981982
2007 0.96103896103896
2008 0.96273291925466
2009 0.97252090800478
2010 0.99247176913425
2011 0.99449035812672
2012 0.9957264957265

Compare Laura C. Saunders Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 702 14.3:1  
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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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