Tortuga Preserve Elementary School



Tortuga Preserve Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 185
1 130
2 107
3 92
4 87
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lehigh Acres, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 697 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is the 790th largest public school in Florida and the 7,807th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 697
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,807th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 790th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,184th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 820th out of 2,205

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Tortuga Preserve Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 381
(55%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 316
(45%)
29,739
(48%)

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 339
(49%)
22,097
(36%)
 Black 183
(26%)
9,391
(15%)
 White 160
(23%)
27,366
(44%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
1,534
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
981
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Tortuga Preserve Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 526
(75%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 113
(16%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(8%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Tortuga Preserve Elementary School is ranked 363rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tortuga Preserve Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is 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.

Compare Tortuga Preserve Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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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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