West Homestead Elementary School



West Homestead Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Homestead Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 133
1 140
2 133
3 110
4 80
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Homestead Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 696 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Homestead Elementary School is the 794th largest public school in Florida and the 7,854th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 696
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,854th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 794th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,501st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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West Homestead Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 358
(51%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 338
(49%)
121,259
(48%)

West Homestead Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 450
(65%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 220
(32%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 17
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
1,612
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

West Homestead Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 675
(97%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 17
(2%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, West Homestead Elementary School is ranked 180th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Homestead Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) 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.

West Homestead Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 848
2006 823
2007 757
2008 734
2009 681
2010 631
2011 651
2012 696

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13.9
2007 12
2008 12.5
2009 13.4
2010 13.4
2011 14.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96344339622642
2006 0.95990279465371
2007 0.92866578599736
2008 0.9700272479564
2009 0.96622613803231
2010 0.9904912836767
2011 0.99078341013825
2012 0.97557471264368

Compare West Homestead Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 696 15.1:1  
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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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