Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center



Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 37
K 206
1 207
2 243
3 245
4 262
5 200
6 181
7 151
8 144
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,876 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center is the 9th largest public school in Florida and the 83rd largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,876
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 112
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 83rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 9th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,016th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 9th out of 2,252

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Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 987
(53%)
129,298
(51%)
 Female 889
(47%)
122,265
(49%)

Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,133
(60%)
174,039
(69%)
 Black 600
(32%)
55,006
(22%)
 White 103
(5%)
17,872
(7%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
2,736
(1%)
 Two or More 18
(1%)
1,677
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
98
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
135
(0%)

Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,611
(86%)
169,547
(67%)
 Not Eligible 200
(11%)
68,924
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(3%)
13,092
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.3%) 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.

Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 690
2010 1195
2011 1588
2012 1652
2013 1747
2014 1854
2015 1876

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 15.7
2010 16.8
2011 15.7
2012 14.6
2013 16
2014 17.3
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.82898550724638
2010 0.81422594142259
2011 0.83564231738035
2012 0.86440677966102
2013 0.88780767029193
2014 0.92125134843581
2015 0.89339019189765

Compare Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center 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 89.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center
Homestead, FL
Public PK - 08 1,876 16.8:1  
Discovery Montessori Academy Corp
Florida City, FL
Private PK - 06 100 9:1 2 miles
Keys Gate Charter School
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Public KG - 08 2,266 16.5:1 2 miles
Ace Academy South
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Private KG - 09 100 5:1 2 miles
Lincoln-Marti Schools International Campus
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Public KG - 07 344 18.1:1 2 miles
Everglades Preparatory Academy
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Public 06 - 08 435 12.8:1 2 miles
Thinking Child Christian Academy
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 142 10:1 3 miles
Hope Academy
Homestead, FL
Private KG - 12 383 15:1 3 miles
First United Methodist Christian School
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 318 13:1 3 miles
St John'S Episcopal School
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 155 7:1 3 miles
Knights Learning Center
Homestead, FL
Private KG - 03 56 19:1 3 miles
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