Bluewater Elementary School



Bluewater Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bluewater Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 146
1 135
2 150
3 142
4 171
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bluewater Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Niceville, FL in the Okaloosa School District. It enrolls 894 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bluewater Elementary School is the 313th largest public school in Florida and the 2,464th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 894
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,464th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 313th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,700th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 453rd out of 2,252

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Bluewater Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 459
(51%)
11,910
(51%)
 Female 435
(49%)
11,237
(49%)

Bluewater Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 735
(82%)
15,618
(67%)
 Hispanic 55
(6%)
2,027
(9%)
 Two or More 53
(6%)
2,049
(9%)
 Black 26
(3%)
2,864
(12%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
395
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
101
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
93
(0%)

Bluewater Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 756
(85%)
11,728
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(13%)
9,960
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(3%)
1,459
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Bluewater Elementary School is ranked 1,931st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bluewater Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) 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.

Bluewater Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 683
2006 630
2007 587
2008 550
2009 645
2010 763
2011 813
2012 829
2013 875
2014 876
2015 894

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.2
2007 11.3
2008 12
2009 13.6
2010 16.6
2011 16.9
2012 15.9
2013 15.9
2014 16.5
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11420204978038
2006 0.1015873015873
2007 0.097103918228279
2008 0.14545454545455
2009 0.16279069767442
2010 0.1651376146789
2011 0.15252152521525
2012 0.13630880579011
2013 0.136
2014 0.16438356164384
2015 0.15436241610738

Compare Bluewater Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 894 15.7:1  
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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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