Suncoast School for Innovative Studies



Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Students by Grade
PK 20
K 41
1 38
2 36
3 34
4 44
5 41
6 54
7 51
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies is a public elementary school located in Sarasota, FL in the Sarasota School District. It enrolls 403 students in grades 1st through 12th. Suncoast School for Innovative Studies is the 1,734th largest public school in Florida and the 31,304th largest nationally. It has 10.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,304th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,734th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 141st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,251st out of 2,205

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Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 204
(51%)
15,313
(52%)
 Female 199
(49%)
14,399
(48%)

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 176
(44%)
19,323
(65%)
 Hispanic 125
(31%)
5,496
(18%)
 Black 75
(19%)
2,707
(9%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
1,334
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
695
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
131
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
26
(0%)

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(71%)
13,297
(45%)
 Not Eligible 85
(21%)
13,769
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
2,646
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Suncoast School for Innovative Studies is ranked 1,311th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Suncoast School for Innovative Studies students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) 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.

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 207
2006 209
2007 222
2008 233
2009 257
2010 311
2011 349
2012 403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 N/A
2007 14.8
2008 N/A
2009 13.5
2010 12.4
2011 10.3
2012 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31884057971014
2006 0.43540669856459
2007 0.45495495495495
2008 0.58369098712446
2009 0.75486381322957
2010 0.76527331189711
2011 0.79369627507163
2012 0.78908188585608

Compare Suncoast School for Innovative Studies to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
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 78.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Suncoast School for Innovative Studies
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Public PK - 08 403 10.1:1  
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Private UG - UG 57 7:1 1 miles
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Southside Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 771 16.1:1 2 miles
Brookside Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 844 15.1:1 2 miles
Ascension Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 51 13:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 430 13:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 99 9:1 3 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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