Coconut Palm K-8 Academy



Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 162
1 169
2 189
3 168
4 183
5 184
6 162
7 155
8 125
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Coconut Palm K-8 Academy is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,497 students in grades 1st through 12th. Coconut Palm K-8 Academy is the 24th largest public school in Florida and the 173rd largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,497
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 173rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 24th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,016th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 35th out of 2,252

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Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 784
(52%)
129,298
(51%)
 Female 713
(48%)
122,265
(49%)

Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 763
(51%)
174,039
(69%)
 Black 654
(44%)
55,006
(22%)
 White 41
(3%)
17,872
(7%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
1,677
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
135
(0%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
2,736
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)

Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,355
(91%)
169,547
(67%)
 Not Eligible 117
(8%)
68,924
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(2%)
13,092
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Coconut Palm K-8 Academy is ranked 3rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Coconut Palm K-8 Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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.

Coconut Palm K-8 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 706
2006 634
2007 612
2008 1034
2009 1214
2010 1343
2011 1236
2012 1232
2013 1311
2014 1419
2015 1497

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.5
2007 13.5
2008 17
2009 15.8
2010 17
2011 14.9
2012 15
2013 16.8
2014 16.7
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92917847025496
2006 0.95583596214511
2007 0.95751633986928
2008 0.93423597678917
2009 0.92174629324547
2010 0.92032762472077
2011 0.92880258899676
2012 0.9375
2013 0.91914569031274
2014 0.92952783650458
2015 0.92184368737475

Compare Coconut Palm K-8 Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 92.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,497 16.8:1  
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