Myrtle Grove K-8 Center



Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 59
K 64
1 60
2 60
3 50
4 49
5 50
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Myrtle Grove K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in Opa Locka, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Myrtle Grove K-8 Center is the 1,669th largest public school in Florida and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,669th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,184th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,708th out of 2,205

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Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 200
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 401
(92%)
59,146
(24%)
 Hispanic 33
(8%)
167,394
(67%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 398
(91%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
20,165
(8%)
 Not Eligible 15
(3%)
63,997
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Myrtle Grove K-8 Center is ranked 942nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Myrtle Grove K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) 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.

Myrtle Grove K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 529
2006 463
2007 450
2008 419
2009 410
2010 381
2011 391
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.6
2007 13.2
2008 15.2
2009 14.9
2010 14.7
2011 14.5
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89981096408318
2006 0.8963282937365
2007 0.80666666666667
2008 0.87828162291169
2009 0.9390243902439
2010 0.92650918635171
2011 0.95652173913043
2012 0.96559633027523

Compare Myrtle Grove K-8 Center 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 96.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Myrtle Grove K-8 Center
Opa Locka, FL
Public PK - 06 436 14.5:1  
Parkway Middle Community School
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Public 06 - 08 212 10.6:1 1 miles
William a Kirlew Jr Academy
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Beacon Hill Preparatory School
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Private PK - 08 143 4:1 1 miles
Carol City Middle School
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Little Rascals Learning Center
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Private PK - 01 55 10:1 1 miles
Brentwood Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 798 16.6:1 1 miles
Excelsior Charter Academy
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Public KG - 08 223 27.9:1 1 miles
Golden Glades Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 267 14.8:1 1 miles
Carol City Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 654 14.9:1 2 miles
Sharon School of Excellence
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Private KG - 12 94 19:1 2 miles
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