Desoto Trail Elementary School



Desoto Trail Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Trail Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 101
1 93
2 119
3 103
4 92
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desoto Trail Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tallahassee, FL in the Leon School District. It enrolls 634 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desoto Trail Elementary School is the 1,014th largest public school in Florida and the 11,099th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 634
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,099th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,014th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,674th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,205th out of 2,205

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Desoto Trail Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 321
(51%)
11,935
(48%)
 Male 313
(49%)
12,762
(52%)

Desoto Trail Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 495
(78%)
10,787
(44%)
 Black 58
(9%)
10,932
(44%)
 Asian 33
(5%)
896
(4%)
 Hispanic 23
(4%)
1,160
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
837
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Desoto Trail Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 540
(85%)
12,113
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(10%)
11,659
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
925
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Desoto Trail Elementary School is ranked 2,003rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desoto Trail Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.8%) is significantly 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.

Desoto Trail Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 626
2006 584
2007 549
2008 566
2009 583
2010 635
2011 638
2012 634

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15
2007 13.7
2008 12.2
2009 14.6
2010 15.1
2011 15.6
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12460063897764
2006 0.092465753424658
2007 0.098360655737705
2008 0.13250883392226
2009 0.1663807890223
2010 0.16220472440945
2011 0.17084639498433
2012 0.14826498422713

Compare Desoto Trail Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 634 15.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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