Children First



Children First Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Children First Students by Grade
PK 37
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Children First is a public elementary school located in Sarasota, FL in the Sarasota School District. It enrolls 37 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 2.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 37
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 2.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18

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Children First Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 28
(76%)
15,313
(52%)
 Female 9
(24%)
14,399
(48%)

Children First Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 14
(38%)
19,323
(65%)
 Black 14
(38%)
2,707
(9%)
 Hispanic 7
(19%)
5,496
(18%)
 Two or More 2
(5%)
1,334
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
695
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
131
(0%)

Children First Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 34
(92%)
13,769
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(5%)
2,646
(9%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
13,297
(45%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Children First students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.1%) is significantly 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.

Children First Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 5
2006 2
2007 2
2008 16
2009 15
2010 34
2011 42
2012 37

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 4.2
2011 4.7
2012 2.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 0.0625
2009 N/A
2010 0.088235294117647
2011 0.071428571428571
2012 0.081081081081081

Compare Children First to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
210.0% 2.1:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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