South Miami Heights Elementary



South Miami Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Miami Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 113
1 122
2 80
3 109
4 86
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Miami Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 643 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Miami Heights Elementary is the 972nd largest public school in Florida and the 10,541st largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 643
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,541st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 972nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,452nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,110th out of 2,205

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South Miami Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 345
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 298
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

South Miami Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 491
(76%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 122
(19%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 15
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

South Miami Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 564
(88%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 47
(7%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, South Miami Heights Elementary is ranked 339th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Miami Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.7%) 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.

South Miami Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 750
2006 744
2007 767
2008 679
2009 655
2010 595
2011 647
2012 643

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.5
2007 15.5
2008 13.7
2009 14.9
2010 14.5
2011 15
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.832
2006 0.83333333333333
2007 0.83181225554107
2008 0.8659793814433
2009 0.89312977099237
2010 0.90252100840336
2011 0.92117465224111
2012 0.92690513219285

Compare South Miami Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 92.7%
 

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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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