Polk City Elementary School



Polk City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 65
1 77
2 82
3 72
4 59
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polk City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Polk City, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polk City Elementary School is the 1,643rd largest public school in Florida and the 27,172nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,172nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,643rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,347th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,708th out of 2,205

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Polk City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(58%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 187
(42%)
34,787
(48%)

Polk City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(78%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 67
(15%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 19
(4%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
2,205
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
376
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Polk City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 300
(68%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 88
(20%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(12%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Polk City Elementary School is ranked 1,187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polk City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) 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.

Polk City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 599
2006 591
2007 611
2008 568
2009 571
2010 510
2011 484
2012 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 14.4
2007 14.2
2008 11.8
2009 15
2010 14.6
2011 14.2
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75459098497496
2006 0.73773265651438
2007 0.73813420621931
2008 0.74647887323944
2009 0.83712784588441
2010 0.79411764705882
2011 0.81611570247934
2012 0.80135440180587

Compare Polk City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 443 14.8:1  
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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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