Palm Lakes Elementary School



Palm Lakes Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Lakes Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 93
1 137
2 127
3 154
4 139
5 169
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Lakes Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hialeah, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 865 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Lakes Elementary School is the 304th largest public school in Florida and the 2,742nd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 865
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 60
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,742nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 304th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,130th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 311th out of 2,205

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Palm Lakes Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 482
(56%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 383
(44%)
121,259
(48%)

Palm Lakes Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 821
(95%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 20
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 16
(2%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

Palm Lakes Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 644
(74%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 132
(15%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(10%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Palm Lakes Elementary School is ranked 125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Lakes Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.7%) 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.

Palm Lakes Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 979
2006 927
2007 922
2008 925
2009 891
2010 903
2011 894
2012 865

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.2
2007 14.2
2008 13.6
2009 14.7
2010 14.8
2011 14.4
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.755873340143
2006 0.73894282632147
2007 0.75813449023861
2008 0.8
2009 0.84960718294052
2010 0.86267995570321
2011 0.88590604026846
2012 0.84739884393064

Compare Palm Lakes 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 84.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 865 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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