David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center



David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 20
K 174
1 186
2 180
3 211
4 170
5 163
6 191
7 196
8 163
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in North Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,654 students in grades 1st through 12th. David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center is the 12th largest public school in Florida and the 103rd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 103rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 12th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,040th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 22nd out of 2,205

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David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 849
(51%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 805
(49%)
121,259
(48%)

David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 784
(47%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 575
(35%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 254
(15%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 26
(2%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,112
(67%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 406
(25%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 136
(8%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.5%) 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.

David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 883
2007 1131
2008 1226
2009 1346
2010 1463
2011 1583
2012 1654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 13.6
2007 13.5
2008 14.5
2009 16.3
2010 16.8
2011 16.8
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.61268403171008
2007 0.55614500442087
2008 0.59135399673736
2009 0.63075780089153
2010 0.67327409432673
2011 0.7321541377132
2012 0.75453446191052

Compare David Lawrence Junior K-8 Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 75.5%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,654 16.9:1  
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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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