Sarasota Suncoast Academy



Sarasota Suncoast Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sarasota Suncoast Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 92
2 79
3 72
4 69
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sarasota Suncoast Academy is a public elementary school located in Sarasota, FL in the Sarasota School District. It enrolls 469 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sarasota Suncoast Academy is the 1,585th largest public school in Florida and the 24,519th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 469
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,519th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,585th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,501st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,675th out of 2,205

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Sarasota Suncoast Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 236
(50%)
14,399
(48%)
 Male 233
(50%)
15,313
(52%)

Sarasota Suncoast Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 382
(81%)
19,323
(65%)
 Hispanic 47
(10%)
5,496
(18%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
1,334
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
695
(2%)
 Black 9
(2%)
2,707
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
131
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Sarasota Suncoast Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 309
(66%)
13,769
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(24%)
13,297
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(10%)
2,646
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sarasota Suncoast Academy is ranked 1,814th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sarasota Suncoast Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.1%) 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.

Sarasota Suncoast Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 165
2006 202
2007 250
2008 312
2009 336
2010 427
2011 439
2012 469

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.5
2007 13.2
2008 16.9
2009 14.9
2010 15.2
2011 16.3
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24242424242424
2006 0.23762376237624
2007 0.192
2008 0.19551282051282
2009 0.29166666666667
2010 0.32084309133489
2011 0.3120728929385
2012 0.34115138592751

Compare Sarasota Suncoast Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Sarasota Suncoast Academy
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Public KG - 05 469 15.1:1  
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Public PK - 08 617 12.1:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 12 99 6:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 05 685 14.6:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 12 404 10:1 6 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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