Mater Academy



Mater Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mater Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 125
1 96
2 152
3 127
4 123
5 127
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mater Academy is a public elementary school located in Hialeah Gardens, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 750 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mater Academy is the 616th largest public school in Florida and the 5,655th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 750
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,655th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 616th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,158th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,307th out of 2,205

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Mater Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 388
(52%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 362
(48%)
121,259
(48%)

Mater Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 736
(98%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 10
(1%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 3
(0%)
59,146
(24%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Mater Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 429
(57%)
63,997
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(43%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Mater Academy is ranked 1,294th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mater Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.8%) is 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.

Mater Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 714
2006 709
2007 696
2008 695
2009 702
2010 738
2011 750
2012 750

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.8
2006 N/A
2007 18.6
2008 19.5
2009 19.5
2010 19.4
2011 17.4
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70028011204482
2006 0.71650211565585
2007 0.69109195402299
2008 0.73669064748201
2009 0.78347578347578
2010 0.35772357723577
2011 0.77466666666667
2012 0.428

Compare Mater Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mater Academy
Hialeah Gardens, FL
Public PK - 05 750 19.2:1  
Growing Treasures Learning Center #2
Hialeah, FL
Private PK - 02 104 3:1 1 miles
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs School
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Private PK - 05 225 18:1 1 miles
American Christian School & Art Center
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Private PK - 11 83 11:1 1 miles
Mater Academy Charter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,437 29.3:1 1 miles
Jiny'S Learning Center
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Private PK - KG 58 10:1 1 miles
Jose Marti Middle School
Hialeah, FL
Public 06 - 08 215 5.8:1 1 miles
New Aladdin Learning Center
Hialeah, FL
Private PK - 03 191 14:1 2 miles
Sunshine Childcare & Preschool Center
Hialeah, FL
Private PK - KG 71 14:1 2 miles
Paradise Christian School
Hialeah, FL
Private PK - TK 177 4:1 2 miles
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Hialeah, FL
Private PK - 03 122 14:1 2 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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