West Gate K-8 School



West Gate K-8 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Gate K-8 School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 120
1 128
2 124
3 127
4 125
5 132
6 165
7 193
8 183
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Gate K-8 School is a public elementary school located in Port St. Lucie, FL in the St. Lucie School District. It enrolls 1,298 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Gate K-8 School is the 40th largest public school in Florida and the 292nd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,298
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 292nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 40th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,402nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 39th out of 2,205

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West Gate K-8 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 707
(54%)
14,983
(52%)
 Female 591
(46%)
13,681
(48%)

West Gate K-8 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 558
(43%)
10,829
(38%)
 Hispanic 365
(28%)
7,615
(27%)
 Black 291
(22%)
8,463
(30%)
 Two or More 43
(3%)
1,087
(4%)
 Asian 30
(2%)
510
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
54
(0%)

West Gate K-8 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 716
(55%)
10,237
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 523
(40%)
16,475
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(5%)
1,952
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, West Gate K-8 School is ranked 367th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Gate K-8 School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.8%) 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.

West Gate K-8 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 1658
2007 1586
2008 1383
2009 1289
2010 1353
2011 1308
2012 1298

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 19.5
2007 15.9
2008 13.3
2009 15.2
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.41013268998794
2007 0.31588902900378
2008 0.43383947939262
2009 0.4833204034135
2010 0.4759793052476
2011 0.47935779816514
2012 0.44838212634823

Compare West Gate K-8 School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Gate K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,298 14.9:1  
Parkway Elementary School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 05 614 13.1:1 1 miles
Northport K-8 School
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Public PK - 08 1,256 14:1 2 miles
Kidzone Preschool Academy
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Private PK - 01 248 14:1 2 miles
Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 08 1,296 19.6:1 2 miles
Southern Oaks Middle School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public 06 - 08 939 15.1:1 3 miles
Liberty Baptist Academy
Fort Pierce, FL
Private PK - 12 452 16:1 3 miles
Treasure Coast Christian Academy
Port St. Lucie, FL
Private PK - 12 150 12:1 3 miles
Manatee Academy K-8
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public KG - 08 1,500 14.9:1 3 miles
Rivers Edge Elementary School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public PK - 05 763 14.7:1 3 miles
St. Lucie West K-8 School
Port St. Lucie, FL
Public KG - 08 1,343 15.4:1 3 miles
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