Mendez Exceptional Center



Mendez Exceptional Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mendez Exceptional Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 5
4 1
5 7
6 2
7 4
8 4
9 5
10 4
11 7
12 2

Mendez Exceptional Center is a public elementary school located in Tampa, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 41 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mendez Exceptional Center is the 2,231st largest public school in Florida and the 54,879th largest nationally. It has 3.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 41
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 3.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,879th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,231st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 16th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,078th out of 2,205

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Mendez Exceptional Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 31
(76%)
75,186
(52%)
 Female 10
(24%)
69,898
(48%)

Mendez Exceptional Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 20
(49%)
31,633
(22%)
 White 12
(29%)
52,763
(36%)
 Hispanic 8
(20%)
49,338
(34%)
 Two or More 1
(2%)
5,817
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
231
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,869
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
433
(0%)

Mendez Exceptional Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(73%)
77,574
(53%)
 Not Eligible 8
(20%)
57,282
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(7%)
10,228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Mendez Exceptional Center is ranked 2,168th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mendez Exceptional Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.5%) 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.

Mendez Exceptional Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 57
2006 63
2007 62
2008 45
2009 46
2010 32
2011 38
2012 41

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.1
2006 3.9
2007 4.1
2008 2.7
2009 3.1
2010 2.6
2011 3.8
2012 3.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82456140350877
2006 0.82539682539683
2007 0.70967741935484
2008 0.86666666666667
2009 0.89130434782609
2010 0.875
2011 0.89473684210526
2012 0.80487804878049

Compare Mendez Exceptional Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
370.0% 3.7:1
 
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 80.5%
 

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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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