Ben Sheppard Elementary School



Ben Sheppard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Sheppard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 90
K 153
1 158
2 154
3 162
4 162
5 146
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Sheppard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hialeah, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,025 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Sheppard Elementary School is the 144th largest public school in Florida and the 1,068th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,025
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,068th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 144th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 885th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 97th out of 2,205

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Ben Sheppard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 523
(51%)
121,259
(48%)
 Male 502
(49%)
129,313
(52%)

Ben Sheppard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 990
(97%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 22
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
59,146
(24%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

Ben Sheppard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 847
(83%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(9%)
20,165
(8%)
 Not Eligible 83
(8%)
63,997
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ben Sheppard Elementary School is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Sheppard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) 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.

Ben Sheppard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1472
2006 1420
2007 1395
2008 1235
2009 1135
2010 1067
2011 1016
2012 1025

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.5
2007 13.7
2008 12.9
2009 13.3
2010 13.5
2011 14.5
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90489130434783
2006 0.85633802816901
2007 0.84587813620072
2008 0.87368421052632
2009 0.89691629955947
2010 0.92127460168697
2011 0.91633858267717
2012 0.9190243902439

Compare Ben Sheppard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 91.9%
 

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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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