Mater Gardens Academy



Mater Gardens Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mater Gardens Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 107
2 103
3 108
4 99
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mater Gardens Academy is a public elementary school located in Hialeah, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 619 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mater Gardens Academy is the 1,076th largest public school in Florida and the 12,033rd largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,033rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,076th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,123rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,549th out of 2,205

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Mater Gardens Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 329
(53%)
121,259
(48%)
 Male 290
(47%)
129,313
(52%)

Mater Gardens Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 569
(92%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 32
(5%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 11
(2%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)

Mater Gardens Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 508
(82%)
63,997
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(17%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Mater Gardens Academy is ranked 1,942nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mater Gardens Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.9%) 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.

Mater Gardens Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 296
2007 349
2008 336
2009 437
2010 547
2011 546
2012 619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 18.4
2008 15.9
2009 22.4
2010 21
2011 20.2
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.37837837837838
2007 0.38681948424069
2008 0.38690476190476
2009 0.27231121281465
2010 0.48263254113346
2011 0.51098901098901
2012 0.17932148626817

Compare Mater Gardens Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mater Gardens Academy
Hialeah, FL
Public PK - 05 619 18.2:1  
Mater Gardens Academy Middle School
Hialeah, FL
Public 06 - 08 181 20.1:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 204 13:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 724 31.5:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 792 14.9:1 2 miles
Early Years Academy
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Private PK - 01 66 8:1 2 miles
Bob Graham Education Center
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Public PK - 08 1,738 16.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 1,648 14.8:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 696 18.3:1 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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