James S. Rickards Middle School



James S. Rickards Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James S. Rickards Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 301
7 323
8 321
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James S. Rickards Middle School is a public elementary school located in Oakland Park, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 945 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 945
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 55

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James S. Rickards Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 494
(52%)
100,664
(52%)
 Female 451
(48%)
94,244
(48%)

James S. Rickards Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 410
(43%)
62,508
(32%)
 Black 273
(29%)
77,176
(40%)
 White 206
(22%)
42,319
(22%)
 Two or More 37
(4%)
5,113
(3%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
6,955
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
528
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
309
(0%)

James S. Rickards Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 732
(77%)
111,034
(57%)
 Not Eligible 165
(17%)
72,751
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(5%)
11,123
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of James S. Rickards Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) 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.

James S. Rickards Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1059
2006 1022
2007 939
2008 914
2009 897
2010 879
2011 813
2012 885
2013 953
2014 991
2015 945

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 17
2007 15.9
2008 12.5
2009 17.4
2010 16.3
2011 18.5
2012 19.7
2013 17.3
2014 18
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56468366383381
2006 0.55283757338552
2007 0.55165069222577
2008 0.61378555798687
2009 0.72798216276477
2010 0.78384527872582
2011 0.78474784747847
2012 0.7728813559322
2013 0.80797481636936
2014 0.81432896064581
2015 0.82539682539683

Compare James S. Rickards Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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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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