Doris A. Sanders Learning Center



Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 4
2 5
3 6
4 4
5 5
6 13
7 5
8 9
9 4
10 6
11 6
12 29

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 97 students in grades 1st through 12th. Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is the 2,154th largest public school in Florida and the 53,007th largest nationally. It has 5.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 97
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,007th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,154th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 50th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,997th out of 2,205

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Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 67
(69%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 30
(31%)
34,787
(48%)

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 46
(47%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 25
(26%)
15,027
(21%)
 Hispanic 18
(19%)
21,142
(29%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 3
(3%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(61%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 28
(29%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(10%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is ranked 2,077th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Doris A. Sanders Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) 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.

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 104
2006 91
2007 96
2008 89
2009 80
2010 92
2011 93
2012 97

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5
2006 5.1
2007 6
2008 4.4
2009 4.7
2010 5.8
2011 5.2
2012 5.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69230769230769
2006 0.65934065934066
2007 0.57291666666667
2008 0.64044943820225
2009 0.5875
2010 0.68478260869565
2011 0.74193548387097
2012 0.71134020618557

Compare Doris A. Sanders Learning Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
570.0% 5.7:1
 
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 71.1%
 

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Doris A. Sanders Learning Center
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Public PK - 12 97 5.7:1  
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Public PK - 05 636 13.8:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 89 11.1:1 3 miles
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Public 06 - 08 973 14.5:1 3 miles
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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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