Miami Gardens Elementary School

Miami Gardens Elementary School serves 321 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Miami Gardens Elementary School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 321 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 321 students
Miami Gardens Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Miami Gardens Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Miami Gardens Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1 15:1
Miami Gardens Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
57%
28%
Black
40%
23%
White
1%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Miami Gardens Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Miami Gardens 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.
0.52 0.45
Miami Gardens Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
87%
49%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
23
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,989
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
Dade School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Gardens High School Charter (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Stevens Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Skyway Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Miami GardensSkyway Elementary School
    4555 Nw 206th Terrace
    Miami GardensFL 33055
    (305)621-5838
    0.7 mi | 426 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MiamiCharles David Wyche, Junior Elementary School
    5241 Nw 195th Dr
    MiamiFL 33055
    (305)628-5776
    0.8 mi | 784 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Miami GardensNorth Gardens High School Charter
    Charter School
    4692f Nw 183rd St
    Miami GardensFL 33055
    (786)528-6308
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 245 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Carol CityLake Stevens Middle School
    18484 Nw 48th Place
    Carol CityFL 33055
    (305)620-1294
    0.8 mi | 639 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MiamiBarbara Hawkins Elementary School
    19010 Nw 37th Ave
    MiamiFL 33056
    (305)624-2615
    0.9 mi | 349 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Miami-dade County, FL public schools have a 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. of 0.32, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Miami-dade County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.