Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School

1682 Nw 4th Ave,

Miami, FL, 33136-1507

Tel: (305)438-0895
Grades: PK-8

284 students

Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School serves 284 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 284 students
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
28%
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
95%
23%
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Black (2004-2012)
White
n/a
43%
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School White (2005-2010)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.10 0.90
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
83%
49%
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
3%
8%
Theodore R. And Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 350,239 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
23
Number of Students Managed 350,239 9,989
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Women's Detention Center (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Women's Detention Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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