Lake Forest Elementary School



Lake Forest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Forest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 62
2 49
3 54
4 46
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 311 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lake Forest Elementary School is the 1,887th largest public school in Florida and the 40,263rd largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 311
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,887th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 287th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,833rd out of 2,205

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Lake Forest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(54%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 144
(46%)
9,853
(49%)

Lake Forest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 242
(78%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 31
(10%)
8,937
(44%)
 Two or More 21
(7%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
1,637
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Lake Forest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 287
(92%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 14
(5%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Lake Forest Elementary School is ranked 1,394th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Forest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.5%) 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.

Lake Forest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 373
2007 344
2008 389
2009 386
2010 379
2011 353
2012 311

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 12.9
2007 10.9
2008 10.5
2009 11.7
2010 11.1
2011 11.8
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92658227848101
2006 0.88203753351206
2007 0.92732558139535
2008 0.96658097686375
2009 0.97668393782383
2010 0.90501319261214
2011 0.92067988668555
2012 0.95498392282958

Compare Lake Forest Elementary 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 95.5%
 

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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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