Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School



Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 119
1 119
2 90
3 106
4 96
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 623 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School is the 1,056th largest public school in Florida and the 11,797th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 623
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 50
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,797th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,056th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 392nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 708th out of 2,205

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Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 319
(51%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 304
(49%)
9,853
(49%)

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 327
(52%)
8,937
(44%)
 Black 170
(27%)
7,482
(37%)
 Hispanic 47
(8%)
1,637
(8%)
 Asian 41
(7%)
911
(5%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
1,183
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 406
(65%)
9,217
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(33%)
9,799
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School is ranked 1,666th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 777
2006 726
2007 739
2008 667
2009 658
2010 715
2011 731
2012 623

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.5
2007 13.2
2008 10.8
2009 12.7
2010 13.3
2011 13.9
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33590733590734
2006 0.33195592286501
2007 0.37753721244926
2008 0.38830584707646
2009 0.41793313069909
2010 0.37062937062937
2011 0.40355677154583
2012 0.34831460674157

Compare Lawton M. Chiles 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
This School 34.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
Gainesville, FL
Public PK - 05 623 12.5:1  
Queen of Peace Catholic Academy
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Private PK - 08 382 13:1 1 miles
The Rock School
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Public 02 - 08 112 11.2:1 3 miles
Kanapaha Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 971 18.3:1 3 miles
Fort Clarke Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 829 16.9:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 692 14.4:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 05 225 9:1 4 miles
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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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