South Elementary School



South Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 91
1 82
2 91
3 78
4 63
5 1
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Okeechobee, FL in the Okeechobee School District. It enrolls 461 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary School is the 1,607th largest public school in Florida and the 25,362nd largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,362nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,607th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,821st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,747th out of 2,205

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South Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(51%)
2,510
(52%)
 Female 225
(49%)
2,309
(48%)

South Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 233
(51%)
2,372
(49%)
 Hispanic 170
(37%)
1,867
(39%)
 Black 36
(8%)
387
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
128
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(67%)
3,496
(73%)
 Not Eligible 129
(28%)
1,090
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
233
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, South Elementary School is ranked 1,257th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is slightly 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 610
2006 595
2007 564
2008 414
2009 440
2010 416
2011 441
2012 461

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 16.1
2007 14.5
2008 12.4
2009 15.2
2010 14.3
2011 14.5
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48360655737705
2006 0.4672268907563
2007 0.46985815602837
2008 0.59420289855072
2009 0.68636363636364
2010 0.69230769230769
2011 0.7437641723356
2012 0.72017353579176

Compare South Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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Public PK - 06 461 15.9:1  
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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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