Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School

Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School serves 739 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School operates within the Broward School District.

Overview

The student population of 739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 739 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
16%
28%
Black
22%
23%
White
53%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School 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.
0.65 0.45
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.
19%
49%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 261,699 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
325
23
Number of Students Managed 261,699 9,989
District Total Revenue $2,513 MM $138 MM
Broward School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,032 MM $159 MM
Broward School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,804 $13,793
Broward School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,826 $15,882
Broward 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 Mavericks High Of North Broward County (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sunrise Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charter School Of Excellence (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ft. LauderdaleThe Obama Academy For Boys
    Charter School
    501 Se 2nd St
    Ft. LauderdaleFL 33301
    (954)740-0710
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Fort LauderdaleSuned High School
    Charter School
    600 Se 3rd Ave 10th Floor
    Fort LauderdaleFL 33301
    (954)678-3939
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Ft LauderdaleFlorida Virtual Academy At Broward County
    Charter School
    110 Se 6th St
    Ft LauderdaleFL 33301
    (954)760-4939
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Ft. LauderdaleFlorida Virtual Academy At Osceola County
    Charter School
    110 Se Sixth St
    Ft. LauderdaleFL 33301
    (954)760-4939
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Ft. LauderdaleMavericks High Of South Broward
    Charter School
    1701 South Andrews Ave
    Ft. LauderdaleFL 33316
    (954)850-6487
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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