Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy



Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 124
1 156
2 136
3 154
4 120
5 121
6 123
7 78
8 110
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,122 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy is the 92nd largest public school in Florida and the 624th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,122
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 624th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 92nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 713th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 51st out of 2,205

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Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 602
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 520
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 673
(60%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 396
(35%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 37
(3%)
19,386
(8%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
1,612
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,011
(90%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 80
(7%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy is ranked 24th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.9%) 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.

Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 1138
2009 1373
2010 1405
2011 1395
2012 1122

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 16.2
2009 15.3
2010 15.3
2011 14.5
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.92091388400703
2009 0.93153678077203
2010 0.91886120996441
2011 0.92903225806452
2012 0.92869875222816

Compare Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
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 92.9%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,122 13.5:1  
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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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