Chester Shell Elementary School



Chester Shell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chester Shell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 33
1 25
2 38
3 26
4 27
5 33
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chester Shell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hawthorne, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 200 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chester Shell Elementary School is the 2,013th largest public school in Florida and the 48,096th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 200
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,096th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,013th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,025th out of 2,205

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Chester Shell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 118
(59%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 82
(41%)
9,853
(49%)

Chester Shell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 103
(52%)
8,937
(44%)
 Black 76
(38%)
7,482
(37%)
 Hispanic 17
(9%)
1,637
(8%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
1,183
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
911
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

Chester Shell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(73%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 39
(20%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(8%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Chester Shell Elementary School is ranked 1,810th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chester Shell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.5%) 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.

Chester Shell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 258
2006 235
2007 207
2008 192
2009 182
2010 195
2011 203
2012 200

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.7
2007 14.8
2008 10.7
2009 11.4
2010 12.3
2011 13.5
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85271317829457
2006 0.9063829787234
2007 0.88405797101449
2008 0.9375
2009 0.95604395604396
2010 0.85128205128205
2011 0.79802955665025
2012 0.805

Compare Chester Shell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
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 80.5%
 

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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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