Melaleuca Elementary School



Melaleuca Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melaleuca Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 130
1 124
2 140
3 145
4 116
5 130
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melaleuca Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 785 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melaleuca Elementary School is the 489th largest public school in Florida and the 4,487th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 785
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,487th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 489th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 495th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 284th out of 2,205

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Find Former MES Alumni

Melaleuca Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 419
(53%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 366
(47%)
61,077
(49%)

Melaleuca Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 508
(65%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 182
(23%)
36,807
(29%)
 White 76
(10%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Melaleuca Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 642
(82%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 94
(12%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Melaleuca Elementary School is ranked 171st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melaleuca Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) 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.

Melaleuca Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 745
2006 914
2007 769
2008 783
2009 813
2010 812
2011 828
2012 785

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 12.9
2007 12.2
2008 10.8
2009 13.6
2010 13.8
2011 13.2
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70738255033557
2006 0.7746170678337
2007 0.83485045513654
2008 0.89399744572158
2009 0.80565805658057
2010 0.86330049261084
2011 0.8768115942029
2012 0.88025477707006

Compare Melaleuca Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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 88.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Melaleuca Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 785 12.9:1  
Pine Jog Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 894 14.2:1 1 miles
West Palm Beach Jr Academy
West Palm Beach, FL
Private PK - 08 85 13:1 1 miles
Cholee Lake Elementary School
Greenacres, FL
Public PK - 05 966 14.2:1 2 miles
Wynnebrook Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 839 13.3:1 2 miles
Summit Christian School
West Palm Beach, FL
Private PK - 12 472 16:1 2 miles
Hope-Centennial Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 745 14.1:1 2 miles
Berkshire Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public PK - 05 1,168 13.1:1 3 miles
Palm Springs Middle School
Palm Springs, FL
Public 06 - 08 1,650 17.2:1 3 miles
Forest Hill Elementary School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public KG - 05 779 12.6:1 3 miles
Gold Coast Community School
West Palm Beach, FL
Public 06 - 09 120 8:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.