Manatee Academy K-8



Manatee Academy K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Manatee Academy K-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 134
1 144
2 144
3 151
4 144
5 156
6 220
7 211
8 196
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Manatee Academy K-8 is a public elementary school located in Port St. Lucie, FL in the St. Lucie School District. It enrolls 1,500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Manatee Academy K-8 is the 20th largest public school in Florida and the 152nd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 101
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 152nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 20th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,402nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 17th out of 2,205

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Manatee Academy K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 760
(51%)
14,983
(52%)
 Female 740
(49%)
13,681
(48%)

Manatee Academy K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 642
(43%)
10,829
(38%)
 Black 399
(27%)
8,463
(30%)
 Hispanic 374
(25%)
7,615
(27%)
 Two or More 43
(3%)
1,087
(4%)
 Asian 33
(2%)
510
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
54
(0%)

Manatee Academy K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 839
(56%)
16,475
(57%)
 Not Eligible 547
(36%)
10,237
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 114
(8%)
1,952
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Manatee Academy K-8 is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Manatee Academy K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.5%) 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.

Manatee Academy K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1057
2006 1165
2007 1588
2008 1437
2009 1382
2010 1460
2011 1512
2012 1500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 20.1
2007 17.8
2008 12.8
2009 15
2010 15.1
2011 15.1
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57048249763482
2006 0.5244635193133
2007 0.47292191435768
2008 0.57341684064022
2009 0.63965267727931
2010 0.60958904109589
2011 0.6223544973545
2012 0.63533333333333

Compare Manatee Academy K-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 63.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Manatee Academy K-8
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public KG - 08 1,500 14.9:1  
St. Lucie West K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public KG - 08 1,343 15.4:1 1 miles
Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,296 19.6:1 2 miles
Kidzone Preschool Academy
Port St. Lucie, FL
Private PK - 01 248 14:1 2 miles
Oak Hammock K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,437 15:1 2 miles
Bayshore Elementary School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 05 790 14.4:1 3 miles
Treasure Coast Christian Academy
Port St. Lucie, FL
Private PK - 12 150 12:1 3 miles
Fau/Slcsd Palm Pointe Educational Research School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,396 10.6:1 3 miles
West Gate K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,298 14.9:1 3 miles
Allapattah Flats K-8
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 936 14.6:1 4 miles
Northport K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,256 14:1 4 miles
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