Veterans Park Academy for the Arts



Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Students by Grade
PK 21
K 131
1 142
2 131
3 127
4 112
5 140
6 197
7 203
8 199
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts is a public elementary school located in Lehigh Acres, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 1,403 students in grades 1st through 12th. Veterans Park Academy for the Arts is the 28th largest public school in Florida and the 205th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 205th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 28th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,026th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 20th out of 2,205

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Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 726
(52%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 677
(48%)
29,739
(48%)

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 656
(47%)
22,097
(36%)
 White 423
(30%)
27,366
(44%)
 Black 276
(20%)
9,391
(15%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
981
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
58
(0%)

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 901
(64%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 342
(24%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 160
(11%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Veterans Park Academy for the Arts is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Veterans Park Academy for the Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) 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.

Veterans Park Academy for the Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1400
2006 1441
2007 1462
2008 1389
2009 1336
2010 1450
2011 1476
2012 1403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15
2007 15.2
2008 14.1
2009 14.8
2010 15.9
2011 15
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52785714285714
2006 0.52255378209577
2007 0.5547195622435
2008 0.65442764578834
2009 0.74476047904192
2010 0.72689655172414
2011 0.73915989159892
2012 0.75623663578047

Compare Veterans Park Academy for the Arts to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 75.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Veterans Park Academy for the Arts
Lehigh Acres, FL
Public PK - 08 1,403 14.2:1  
Lehigh Acres Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,040 15.1:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 739 14.2:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 08 91 10.1:1 3 miles
Sunshine Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 1,094 14.6:1 4 miles
Harns Marsh Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 913 15:1 5 miles
Harns Marsh Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 866 17.7:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 11 77 6:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 697 14.5:1 6 miles
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