Peace River Elementary School

Peace River Elementary School serves 725 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Peace River Elementary School operates within the Charlotte School District.

School Overview

The student population of 725 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 725 students
Peace River Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Peace River Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Peace River Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Peace River Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Peace River Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Peace River Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
30%
Peace River Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
12%
23%
Peace River Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
62%
41%
Peace River Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Peace River Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Peace River Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.46
Peace River Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
52%
Peace River Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Peace River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,264 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,534 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,247 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Charlotte School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
22
Number of Students Managed 16,264 10,137
Charlotte School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $179 MM $132 MM
Charlotte School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $174 MM $140 MM
Charlotte School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,534 $11,888
Charlotte School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,247 $12,571
Charlotte School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Charlotte Harbor School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charlotte Harbor School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charlotte Harbor School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Punta GordaCharlotte Harbor School
    Special Education School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 122 students22450 Hancock Ave
    Punta GordaFL 33980
    (941)255-7440
    0.1PK-12122
  • Port CharlottePort Charlotte Middle School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 825 students23000 Midway Blvd
    Port CharlotteFL 33952
    (941)255-7460
    2.26-8825
  • Port CharlotteNeil Armstrong Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 814 students22100 Breezeswept Ave
    Port CharlotteFL 33952
    (941)255-7450
    2.5PK-5814
  • Punta GordaKingsway Elementary School
    3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 627 students23300 Quasar Blvd
    Punta GordaFL 33980
    (941)255-7590
    3PK-5627
  • Punta GordaBaker/head Start Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK | 176 students311 East Charlotte Ave
    Punta GordaFL 33950
    (941)575-5470
    3.1PK176

School Reviews

I love this school! The principal and vice principal are fun! You have lots of fun activities to do there. Easter Egg Hunts and more!
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