West Homestead K-8 Center



West Homestead K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Homestead K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 19
K 92
1 84
2 113
3 122
4 122
5 88
6 62
7 40
8 31
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Homestead K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 773 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Homestead K-8 Center is the 599th largest public school in Florida and the 5,196th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 773
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,196th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 599th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,841st out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 868th out of 2,252

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $26.99

Find Former WHK-8C Alumni

West Homestead K-8 Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 416
(54%)
129,298
(51%)
 Female 357
(46%)
122,265
(49%)

West Homestead K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 511
(66%)
174,039
(69%)
 Black 239
(31%)
55,006
(22%)
 White 19
(2%)
17,872
(7%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,677
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
135
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,736
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)

West Homestead K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 760
(98%)
169,547
(67%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
68,924
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
13,092
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, West Homestead K-8 Center is ranked 120th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Homestead K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) 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.

West Homestead K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 848
2006 823
2007 757
2008 734
2009 681
2010 631
2011 651
2012 696
2013 730
2014 778
2015 773

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13.9
2007 12
2008 12.5
2009 13.4
2010 13.4
2011 14.5
2012 15.1
2013 15.2
2014 16.2
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96344339622642
2006 0.95990279465371
2007 0.92866578599736
2008 0.9700272479564
2009 0.96622613803231
2010 0.9904912836767
2011 0.99078341013825
2012 0.97557471264368
2013 0.99315068493151
2014 0.99100257069409
2015 0.98965071151358

Compare West Homestead K-8 Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 99.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Homestead K-8 Center
Homestead, FL
Public PK - 08 773 16.1:1  
Laura C. Saunders Elementary School
Homestead, FL
Public PK - 05 692 14.7:1 1 miles
Decroly Learning Childcare Center
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 02 138 6:1 1 miles
First United Methodist Christian School
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 318 13:1 2 miles
Atala Montessori School for Creative Expression
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 121 4:1 2 miles
Thinking Child Christian Academy
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 142 10:1 2 miles
Tiny Tykes Academy
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 03 63 5:1 2 miles
Ace Academy South
Florida City, FL
Private KG - 09 100 5:1 2 miles
St John'S Episcopal School
Homestead, FL
Private PK - 08 155 7:1 2 miles
Knights Learning Center
Homestead, FL
Private KG - 03 56 19:1 2 miles
Homestead Middle School
Homestead, FL
Public 06 - 08 682 14.5:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.