Oscar J. Pope Elementary School



Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 87
1 79
2 83
3 73
4 82
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Oscar J. Pope Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. Oscar J. Pope Elementary School is the 1,550th largest public school in Florida and the 21,426th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,426th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,550th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 319th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,189th out of 2,252

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Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 275
(54%)
38,079
(51%)
 Female 230
(46%)
35,943
(49%)

Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 202
(40%)
24,055
(32%)
 White 195
(39%)
31,023
(42%)
 Black 97
(19%)
15,370
(21%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
2,094
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
258
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,112
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
110
(0%)

Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 392
(78%)
44,707
(60%)
 Not Eligible 113
(22%)
29,315
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Oscar J. Pope Elementary School is ranked 1,064th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Oscar J. Pope Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.6%) is 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.

Oscar J. Pope Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 380
2007 412
2008 408
2009 389
2010 415
2011 416
2012 442
2013 482
2014 487
2015 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 9.3
2007 9.8
2008 8.7
2009 10
2010 10.1
2011 9.9
2012 10.5
2013 11.8
2014 11.3
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81751824817518
2006 0.84736842105263
2007 0.73300970873786
2008 0.8406862745098
2009 0.87403598971722
2010 0.89397590361446
2011 0.91586538461538
2012 0.89819004524887
2013 0.62240663900415
2014 0.68377823408624
2015 0.77623762376238

Compare Oscar J. Pope Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 77.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 505 12:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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