Lake Myrtle Elementary School

22844 Weeks Blvd,

Land O Lakes, FL, 34639-5225

Tel: (813)794-1000
Grades: PK-5

741 students

Lake Myrtle Elementary School serves 741 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Lake Myrtle Elementary School operates within the Pasco School District.

Overview

The student population of 741 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 741 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
23%
28%
Black
3%
23%
White
65%
43%
Unknown
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.52
0.69
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 25%
49%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 66,659 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Pasco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
20
Number of Students Managed 66,659
9,762
District Total Revenue $647 MM
n/a
District Spending $703 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,689
$0
District Spending / Student $10,525
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pasco Girls Academy (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pasco Girls Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denham Oaks Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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