Grassy Waters Elementary School



Grassy Waters Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grassy Waters Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 114
1 123
2 112
3 101
4 120
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Grassy Waters Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 677 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grassy Waters Elementary School is the 860th largest public school in Florida and the 8,717th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,717th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 860th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 392nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 519th out of 2,205

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Grassy Waters Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 348
(51%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 329
(49%)
61,077
(49%)

Grassy Waters Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 349
(52%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 167
(25%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 89
(13%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 37
(5%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 31
(5%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)

Grassy Waters Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 379
(56%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 244
(36%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Grassy Waters Elementary School is ranked 891st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grassy Waters Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.0%) is slightly 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.

Grassy Waters Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 947
2006 892
2007 841
2008 912
2009 660
2010 742
2011 714
2012 677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.1
2007 14.1
2008 11.6
2009 14.2
2010 14.4
2011 13.6
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64730728616684
2006 0.70515695067265
2007 0.66349583828775
2008 0.70833333333333
2009 0.64090909090909
2010 0.60916442048518
2011 0.65826330532213
2012 0.63958641063516

Compare Grassy Waters Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
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 64.0%
 

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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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