Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred



Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 390
7 330
8 312
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred is a public elementary school located in Lake Alfred, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 1,032 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,032
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 62

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Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 530
(51%)
34,787
(48%)
 Male 502
(49%)
37,087
(52%)

Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 438
(42%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 359
(35%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 165
(16%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 624
(60%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 289
(28%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 119
(12%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is slightly 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.

Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1029
2006 960
2007 936
2008 1000
2009 957
2010 988
2011 1012
2012 1032

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.3
2007 15.3
2008 15.6
2009 15.8
2010 15.7
2011 15.1
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61710398445092
2006 0.65416666666667
2007 0.6741452991453
2008 0.629
2009 0.70323928944619
2010 0.68927125506073
2011 0.75494071146245
2012 0.71996124031008

Compare Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred 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
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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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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