Waldo Community School



Waldo Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waldo Community School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 48
1 33
2 30
3 36
4 25
5 27
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waldo Community School is a public elementary school located in Waldo, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 216 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waldo Community School is the 1,997th largest public school in Florida and the 47,251st largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 216
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,251st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,997th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 287th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,984th out of 2,205

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Waldo Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(50%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 107
(50%)
9,853
(49%)

Waldo Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 135
(63%)
8,937
(44%)
 Black 51
(24%)
7,482
(37%)
 Two or More 17
(8%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 11
(5%)
1,637
(8%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

Waldo Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 169
(78%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 37
(17%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(5%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Waldo Community School is ranked 1,773rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waldo Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) 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.

Waldo Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 194
2006 220
2007 215
2008 212
2009 191
2010 197
2011 215
2012 216

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14.7
2007 11.9
2008 9.4
2009 11.2
2010 14.4
2011 13.9
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79381443298969
2006 0.83181818181818
2007 0.8
2008 0.89150943396226
2009 0.91099476439791
2010 0.78680203045685
2011 0.74418604651163
2012 0.8287037037037

Compare Waldo Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 82.9%
 

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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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