Berkshire Elementary School



Berkshire Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Berkshire Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 196
1 185
2 199
3 194
4 168
5 188
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Berkshire Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 1,168 students in grades 1st through 12th. Berkshire Elementary School is the 80th largest public school in Florida and the 502nd largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,168
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 502nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 80th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 555th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 33rd out of 2,205

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Berkshire Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 609
(52%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 559
(48%)
61,077
(49%)

Berkshire Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 825
(71%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 169
(14%)
41,831
(33%)
 Black 116
(10%)
36,807
(29%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
173
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
845
(1%)

Berkshire Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 820
(70%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 270
(23%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(7%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Berkshire Elementary School is ranked 45th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Berkshire Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.9%) 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.

Berkshire Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 613
2006 564
2007 834
2008 899
2009 996
2010 993
2011 1106
2012 1168

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 10.4
2007 13.1
2008 11
2009 13.4
2010 12.8
2011 13.9
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69494290375204
2006 0.72517730496454
2007 0.66786570743405
2008 0.73971078976641
2009 0.7781124497992
2010 0.74219536757301
2011 0.77124773960217
2012 0.76883561643836

Compare Berkshire Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
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 76.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,168 13.1:1  
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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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