Virgil Mills Elementary School



Virgil Mills Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virgil Mills Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 161
1 143
2 177
3 153
4 167
5 190
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Virgil Mills Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palmetto, FL in the Manatee School District. It enrolls 1,031 students in grades 1st through 12th. Virgil Mills Elementary School is the 136th largest public school in Florida and the 1,025th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,031
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,025th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 136th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,040th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 284th out of 2,205

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Virgil Mills Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 516
(50%)
17,926
(51%)
 Female 515
(50%)
17,122
(49%)

Virgil Mills Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 668
(65%)
17,085
(49%)
 Hispanic 211
(20%)
11,183
(32%)
 Black 88
(9%)
5,040
(14%)
 Two or More 37
(4%)
1,082
(3%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
581
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Virgil Mills Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 618
(60%)
14,862
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 346
(34%)
18,084
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(6%)
2,102
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Virgil Mills Elementary School is ranked 979th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Virgil Mills Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.1%) is 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.

Virgil Mills Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 948
2006 988
2007 853
2008 917
2009 932
2010 1020
2011 1032
2012 1031

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 15.9
2007 16.7
2008 15.5
2009 16.9
2010 17.6
2011 17.8
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24472573839662
2006 0.24291497975709
2007 0.29660023446659
2008 0.33151581243184
2009 0.36266094420601
2010 0.34019607843137
2011 0.38081395348837
2012 0.40058195926285

Compare Virgil Mills Elementary School 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
This School 40.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,031 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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