Ben Gamla Charter School



Ben Gamla Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 34
2 22
3 34
4 39
5 39
6 8
7 12
8 12
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ben Gamla Charter School is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 233 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ben Gamla Charter School is the 2,058th largest public school in Florida and the 46,600th largest nationally.

Total Students: 233
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(62%)
129,298
(51%)
 Female 89
(38%)
122,265
(49%)

Ben Gamla Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 160
(69%)
174,039
(69%)
 White 61
(26%)
17,872
(7%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
1,677
(1%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
2,736
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
55,006
(22%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
135
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)

Ben Gamla Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 191
(82%)
68,924
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 26
(11%)
169,547
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(7%)
13,092
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Ben Gamla Charter School is ranked 2,170th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben Gamla Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Ben Gamla Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 77
2011 159
2012 239
2013 248
2014 249
2015 233

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 12.8
2011 11.4
2012 13.3
2013 N/A
2014 13.1
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.42857142857143
2011 0.25786163522013
2012 0.20083682008368
2013 0.33064516129032
2014 0.1285140562249
2015 0.18025751072961

Compare Ben Gamla Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 

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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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