Waters Career Center



Waters Career Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waters Career Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 158
12 0

Waters Career Center is a public elementary school located in Tampa, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 181 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 181
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Waters Career Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 95
(52%)
75,186
(52%)
 Female 86
(48%)
69,898
(48%)

Waters Career Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 92
(51%)
31,633
(22%)
 Hispanic 60
(33%)
49,338
(34%)
 White 24
(13%)
52,763
(36%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
5,817
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
433
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,869
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
231
(0%)

Waters Career Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(85%)
77,574
(53%)
 Not Eligible 20
(11%)
57,282
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(4%)
10,228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Waters Career Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) is significantly 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.

Waters Career Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 259
2007 227
2008 266
2009 233
2010 208
2011 205
2012 181

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.3
2007 12.3
2008 13.3
2009 13.7
2010 12.2
2011 13.2
2012 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63978494623656
2006 0.65637065637066
2007 0.66960352422907
2008 0.76315789473684
2009 0.83261802575107
2010 0.87019230769231
2011 0.81463414634146
2012 0.88950276243094

Compare Waters Career Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
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 89.0%
 

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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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