Sweetwater Elementary School



Sweetwater Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 58
K 124
1 124
2 152
3 150
4 130
5 145
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sweetwater Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 883 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sweetwater Elementary School is the 280th largest public school in Florida and the 2,439th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 883
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 280th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,184th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 284th out of 2,205

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Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 461
(52%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 422
(48%)
121,259
(48%)

Sweetwater Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 871
(99%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 7
(1%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 4
(0%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)

Sweetwater Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 749
(85%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(11%)
20,165
(8%)
 Not Eligible 37
(4%)
63,997
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sweetwater Elementary School is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.8%) 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.

Sweetwater Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 965
2006 951
2007 974
2008 999
2009 996
2010 941
2011 907
2012 883

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.3
2007 14
2008 14.8
2009 15.8
2010 14.5
2011 14.2
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87564766839378
2006 0.82229232386961
2007 0.85010266940452
2008 0.86386386386386
2009 0.93975903614458
2010 0.93730074388948
2011 0.94377067254686
2012 0.95809739524349

Compare Sweetwater 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 95.8%
 

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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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