West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School



West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 182
1 177
2 213
3 213
4 212
5 169
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hialeah Gardens, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,182 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School is the 72nd largest public school in Florida and the 468th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,182
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 468th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 72nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,130th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 55th out of 2,205

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West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 603
(51%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 579
(49%)
121,259
(48%)

West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,164
(98%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 12
(1%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 4
(0%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)

West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 841
(71%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 176
(15%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 165
(14%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School is ranked 28th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.1%) 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.

West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 674
2008 1101
2009 1153
2010 1177
2011 1157
2012 1182

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 13.9
2008 15.2
2009 15.3
2010 15.7
2011 14.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.76854599406528
2008 0.78474114441417
2009 0.81526452732003
2010 0.8428207306712
2011 0.85652549697494
2012 0.85109983079526

Compare West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 85.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,182 14.4:1  
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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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