Myakka River Elementary School

Myakka River Elementary School serves 622 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Myakka River Elementary School operates within the Charlotte School District.

Overview

The student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 622 students
Myakka River Elementary School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Myakka River Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Myakka River Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 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 16:1 15:1
Myakka River Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Myakka River Elementary School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
11%
28%
Myakka River Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Myakka River Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
82%
43%
Myakka River Elementary School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Myakka River Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Myakka River 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.
0.31 0.69
Myakka River Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
53%
49%
Myakka River Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
10%
8%
Myakka River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,422 students has grown by 2119% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
20
Number of Students Managed 16,422 9,762
Charlotte School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $181 MM $138 MM
Charlotte School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $177 MM $159 MM
Charlotte School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $244,677 $13,793
Charlotte School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $238,478 $15,882
Charlotte 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 Lemon Bay High School (6.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is L. A. Ainger Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vineland Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rotonda West Vineland Elementary School
    467 Boundary Blvd
    Rotonda West , FL , 33947
    (941)743-0188
    2.6  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rotonda West L. A. Ainger Middle School
    245 Cougar Way
    Rotonda West , FL , 33947
    (941)625-9600
    3.7  mi  |  914  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Englewood Lemon Bay High School
    2201 Placida Rd
    Englewood , FL , 34224
    (941)629-4552
    6.1  mi  |  1310  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Port Charlotte Murdock Middle School
    17325 Mariner Way
    Port Charlotte , FL , 33948
    (941)255-7525
    6.3  mi  |  805  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Port Charlotte Port Charlotte High School
    18200 Toledo Blade Blvd
    Port Charlotte , FL , 33948
    (941)255-7485
    6.7  mi  |  1844  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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