Tropical Elementary School



Tropical Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tropical Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 129
1 167
2 166
3 179
4 147
5 153
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tropical Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Plantation, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 958 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tropical Elementary School is the 184th largest public school in Florida and the 1,545th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 958
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,545th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 184th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,295th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 201st out of 2,205

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Tropical Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 497
(52%)
95,693
(52%)
 Female 461
(48%)
88,893
(48%)

Tropical Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 403
(42%)
44,989
(24%)
 Hispanic 311
(32%)
53,843
(29%)
 Black 173
(18%)
73,516
(40%)
 Asian 43
(4%)
6,342
(3%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
5,156
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
559
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
181
(0%)

Tropical Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 533
(56%)
75,238
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 345
(36%)
94,802
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(8%)
14,546
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Tropical Elementary School is ranked 925th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tropical Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Tropical Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 880
2006 814
2007 766
2008 761
2009 801
2010 923
2011 914
2012 958

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.1
2007 13.1
2008 11.6
2009 15.4
2010 14.6
2011 15.8
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32159090909091
2006 0.32923832923833
2007 0.32114882506527
2008 0.33508541392904
2009 0.37702871410737
2010 0.38894907908992
2011 0.42778993435449
2012 0.44363256784969

Compare Tropical 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
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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