Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School



Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 57
1 38
2 35
3 38
4 28
5 32
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 246 students in grades 1st through 12th. Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is the 1,958th largest public school in Florida and the 45,397th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,397th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,958th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,013th out of 2,205

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Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 148
(60%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 98
(40%)
121,259
(48%)

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 196
(80%)
59,146
(24%)
 Hispanic 48
(20%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 2
(1%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(98%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
20,165
(8%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
63,997
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School is ranked 1,588th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) 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.

Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 344
2007 299
2008 323
2009 245
2010 224
2011 208
2012 246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 10.4
2007 10.5
2008 11.5
2009 14
2010 13.2
2011 13
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92878338278932
2006 0.97383720930233
2007 0.96321070234114
2008 0.97523219814241
2009 0.98775510204082
2010 0.96428571428571
2011 0.98557692307692
2012 0.98780487804878

Compare Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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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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