Tropical Elementary School



Tropical Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tropical Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 120
K 66
1 71
2 72
3 59
4 52
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tropical Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tropical Elementary School is the 1,524th largest public school in Florida and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,524th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 287th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,205th out of 2,205

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Tropical Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 266
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 227
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

Tropical Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 465
(94%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 20
(4%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 8
(2%)
59,146
(24%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Tropical Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 341
(69%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 99
(20%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(11%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Tropical Elementary School is ranked 1,039th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tropical Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) 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.

Tropical Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 523
2006 465
2007 481
2008 471
2009 461
2010 457
2011 436
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.7
2006 9.5
2007 7.8
2008 8.3
2009 8.8
2010 8.8
2011 8.1
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7112810707457
2006 0.6989247311828
2007 0.67567567567568
2008 0.66029723991507
2009 0.79175704989154
2010 0.7636761487965
2011 0.78669724770642
2012 0.79918864097363

Compare Tropical Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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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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