Wesley Matthews Elementary School



Wesley Matthews Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wesley Matthews Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 82
1 76
2 72
3 84
4 78
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wesley Matthews Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wesley Matthews Elementary School is the 1,475th largest public school in Florida and the 20,170th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,170th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,475th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,295th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,507th out of 2,205

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Wesley Matthews Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 262
(51%)
121,259
(48%)
 Male 253
(49%)
129,313
(52%)

Wesley Matthews Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 478
(93%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 24
(5%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
2,793
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
59,146
(24%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,612
(1%)

Wesley Matthews Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(63%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 114
(22%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(14%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Wesley Matthews Elementary School is ranked 1,015th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wesley Matthews Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.9%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Wesley Matthews Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 988
2006 915
2007 712
2008 681
2009 614
2010 521
2011 514
2012 515

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.9
2007 12.3
2008 13.3
2009 14.4
2010 13.7
2011 13.9
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6082995951417
2006 0.57267759562842
2007 0.60112359550562
2008 0.61233480176211
2009 0.7214983713355
2010 0.74280230326296
2011 0.73735408560311
2012 0.77864077669903

Compare Wesley Matthews Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 77.9%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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