South Mckeel Academy



South Mckeel Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Mckeel Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 126
1 126
2 126
3 126
4 130
5 176
6 176
7 176
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Mckeel Academy is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 1,162 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Mckeel Academy is the 83rd largest public school in Florida and the 524th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,162
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 524th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 83rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,295th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 68th out of 2,205

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South Mckeel Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 612
(53%)
34,787
(48%)
 Male 550
(47%)
37,087
(52%)

South Mckeel Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 858
(74%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 113
(10%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 98
(8%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 54
(5%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 33
(3%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

South Mckeel Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 897
(77%)
21,318
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 183
(16%)
44,877
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(7%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, South Mckeel Academy is ranked 1,510th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Mckeel Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.8%) is significantly 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.

South Mckeel Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 548
2007 538
2008 531
2009 1005
2010 1135
2011 1145
2012 1162

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 16.1
2007 15.8
2008 13.7
2009 14.8
2010 14.7
2011 14.1
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.29379562043796
2007 0.30297397769517
2008 0.26741996233522
2009 0.29054726368159
2010 0.24140969162996
2011 0.24366812227074
2012 0.22805507745267

Compare South Mckeel Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Mckeel Academy
Lakeland, FL
Public KG - 08 1,162 14.7:1  
Oscar J. Pope Elementary School
Lakeland, FL
Public PK - 05 442 10.5:1 1 miles
Bill Duncan Opportunity Center
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Public 06 - 12 164 12.6:1 2 miles
Crystal Lake Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 529 13.9:1 2 miles
The Monarch School
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Private KG - 12 92 6:1 2 miles
Polk Virtual Instruction Program
Lakeland, FL
Public KG - 12 131 131:1 2 miles
Ese Countywide
Lakeland, FL
Public KG - 12 76 6.9:1 2 miles
Crystal Lake Middle School
Lakeland, FL
Public 06 - 08 973 14.5:1 2 miles
St Josephs Academy
Lakeland, FL
Private PK - 08 220 21:1 3 miles
Cleveland Court Elementary School
Lakeland, FL
Public KG - 05 405 14:1 3 miles
Highlands Grove Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 741 16.1:1 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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