Sunshine Elementary School



Sunshine Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunshine Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 167
1 166
2 163
3 185
4 178
5 183
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunshine Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lehigh Acres, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 1,094 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunshine Elementary School is the 107th largest public school in Florida and the 740th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,094
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 740th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 107th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,240th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 90th out of 2,205

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Sunshine Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 568
(52%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 526
(48%)
29,739
(48%)

Sunshine Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 560
(51%)
22,097
(36%)
 White 238
(22%)
27,366
(44%)
 Black 234
(21%)
9,391
(15%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
981
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
58
(0%)

Sunshine Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 880
(80%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 120
(11%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(9%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sunshine Elementary School is ranked 32nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunshine Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) 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.

Sunshine Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1016
2006 1076
2007 1082
2008 1085
2009 1074
2010 1133
2011 1144
2012 1094

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.8
2007 15
2008 14.7
2009 16
2010 15.1
2011 14.9
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55511811023622
2006 0.5771375464684
2007 0.67560073937153
2008 0.7668202764977
2009 0.82774674115456
2010 0.83583406884378
2011 0.87325174825175
2012 0.89031078610603

Compare Sunshine Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 89.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,094 14.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,040 15.1:1 4 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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