James W. Sikes Elementary School



James W. Sikes Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James W. Sikes Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 164
1 159
2 118
3 146
4 148
5 132
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James W. Sikes Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 872 students in grades 1st through 12th. James W. Sikes Elementary School is the 296th largest public school in Florida and the 2,613th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 872
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,613th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 296th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,347th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 334th out of 2,205

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James W. Sikes Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 446
(51%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 426
(49%)
34,787
(48%)

James W. Sikes Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 482
(55%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 249
(29%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 95
(11%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

James W. Sikes Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 413
(47%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 379
(43%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(9%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, James W. Sikes Elementary School is ranked 634th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James W. Sikes Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

James W. Sikes Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 738
2006 797
2007 809
2008 831
2009 846
2010 905
2011 888
2012 872

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 14
2007 13.8
2008 11.8
2009 13.4
2010 15.3
2011 14.8
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4769647696477
2006 0.48557089084065
2007 0.50432632880099
2008 0.42358604091456
2009 0.48345153664303
2010 0.53701657458564
2011 0.55518018018018
2012 0.56536697247706

Compare James W. Sikes Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.5%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 872 14.8:1  
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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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