Gulf Highlands Elementary School



Gulf Highlands Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gulf Highlands Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 94
1 98
2 78
3 100
4 65
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gulf Highlands Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Port Richey, FL in the Pasco School District. It enrolls 557 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gulf Highlands Elementary School is the 1,326th largest public school in Florida and the 16,496th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 557
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,496th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,326th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 369th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 992nd out of 2,205

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Gulf Highlands Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 304
(55%)
26,067
(52%)
 Female 253
(45%)
24,424
(48%)

Gulf Highlands Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(73%)
33,937
(67%)
 Hispanic 109
(20%)
10,053
(20%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
2,051
(4%)
 Black 14
(3%)
2,994
(6%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,204
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
185
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
67
(0%)

Gulf Highlands Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 436
(78%)
25,762
(51%)
 Not Eligible 94
(17%)
21,570
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
3,159
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Gulf Highlands Elementary School is ranked 762nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gulf Highlands Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.1%) 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.

Gulf Highlands Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 567
2007 597
2008 553
2009 569
2010 576
2011 550
2012 557

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 13.8
2007 13
2008 10.6
2009 12.9
2010 11.5
2011 11
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.77425044091711
2007 0.77889447236181
2008 0.77938517179024
2009 0.83128295254833
2010 0.78298611111111
2011 0.84363636363636
2012 0.83123877917415

Compare Gulf Highlands Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 83.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gulf Highlands Elementary School
Port Richey, FL
Public PK - 05 557 12.4:1  
Schrader Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 550 12.2:1 1 miles
Bayonet Point Middle School
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Fox Hollow Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 572 13:1 2 miles
Grace Christian School of Pasco
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Private KG - 12 110 9:1 2 miles
Dayspring Academy
Port Richey, FL
Public KG - 08 553 14.6:1 2 miles
Bishop Larkin Catholic School
Port Richey, FL
Private PK - 08 263 14:1 3 miles
Hudson Elementary School
Hudson, FL
Public PK - 05 688 12.7:1 3 miles
Northwest Elementary School
Hudson, FL
Public PK - 05 667 11.9:1 4 miles
Genesis Preparatory School
New Port Richey, FL
Private 06 - 12 88 7:1 4 miles
Chasco Middle School
Port Richey, FL
Public 06 - 08 743 15.5:1 4 miles
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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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