Summerville Advantage Academy

11575 Sw 243rd St

Homestead, FL 33032-7163

Tel: (305)253-2123
Grades: 1-5

439 students

Summerville Advantage Academy serves 439 students in grades 1-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Summerville Advantage Academy operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 439 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 439 students
Summerville Advantage Academy Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Summerville Advantage Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Summerville Advantage Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
Summerville Advantage Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
78%
28%
Summerville Advantage Academy Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
13%
23%
Summerville Advantage Academy Black (2008-2013)
White
6%
42%
Summerville Advantage Academy White (2008-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Summerville Advantage Academy Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.37 0.45
Summerville Advantage Academy Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
68%
51%
Summerville Advantage Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Summerville Advantage Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,279 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,279 9,797
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Academy Charter High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palm Glades Preparatory Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Advantage Academy Of Math And Science At Summervil (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HomesteadAdvantage Academy Of Math And Science At Summervil
    Charter School
    11575 Sw 243rd St
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)253-2123
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 104 students | Gr. KG                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy (silver Palms)
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 640 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy At Silver Palms
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 617 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 351 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy Charter High School (south Campus
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 4 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 30, 2014 - Regarding Summerville Advantage Academy: I highly recommend this school to anyone willing to invest in their child's education. It is a state of the art learning environment staffed by caring teachers and overseen by highly professional administrators. The curriculum is rigorous and deep. The events and activities are fun for all, times we will remember for years to come. We especially loved Halloween. This was our child's first school, and our hearts will always belong to Summerville. Thank you so very much. You guys are amazing! In kind, R.D.P. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 03, 2014 - I went to school here for all my grade school years and kindergarden. This was one of the best schools I have ever been to and I would deffonetly recommend this school for your children. This charter school is really GOOD! And that's all I have to say. There is nothing else the nurse and principals and teacher were all nice my 6 years at Summerville were the best. No bullies at all and this school has top security. Has two days out of the week with PE. And I really did love it I got strait A's they did not pressure me at all but did help me become a girl who absolutely love school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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