Big Cypress Wilderness Institute



Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 19
10 9
11 6
12 1

Big Cypress Wilderness Institute is a public elementary school located in Ochopee, FL in the Collier School District. It enrolls 35 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 7.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 35
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 5

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Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 35
(100%)
15,668
(52%)
 Female 0
(0%)
14,625
(48%)

Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 25
(71%)
3,596
(12%)
 Hispanic 6
(17%)
14,352
(47%)
 White 4
(11%)
11,100
(37%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
332
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
615
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
32
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
266
(1%)

Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 32
(91%)
10,700
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(6%)
2,085
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
17,508
(58%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Big Cypress Wilderness Institute students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 35
2006 28
2007 35
2008 30
2009 34
2010 28
2011 32
2012 35

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 5.6
2007 7
2008 5.5
2009 8.5
2010 7
2011 5.3
2012 7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22857142857143
2006 0.10714285714286
2007 0.057142857142857
2008 0.066666666666667
2009 0.058823529411765
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.085714285714286

Compare Big Cypress Wilderness Institute to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Big Cypress Wilderness Institute
Ochopee, FL
Public 06 - 12 35 7:1  
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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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