Miami Gardens Elementary School

Miami Gardens Elementary School serves 292 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Miami Gardens Elementary School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 292 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 292 students
Miami Gardens Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Miami Gardens Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.51 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%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
41%
23%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
2%
42%
Miami Gardens Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 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.
86%
51%
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.
4%
7%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,289 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,289 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 His House (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is His House (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is His House (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Opa LockaHis House
    Alternative School
    20000 Nw 47 Ave
    Opa LockaFL 33055
    (305)793-4826
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 29 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Opa LockaSkyway Elementary School
    4555 Nw 206th Ter
    Opa LockaFL 33055
    (305)621-5838
    0.8 mi | 398 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Opa LockaNorth Gardens High School Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4692f Nw 183rd St
    Opa LockaFL 33055
    (786)528-6308
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 354 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Opa LockaLake Stevens Middle School
    18484 Nw 48th Place
    Opa LockaFL 33055
    (305)620-1294
    0.8 mi | 688 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Opa LockaCharles David Wyche, Junior Elementary School
    5241 Nw 195th Dr
    Opa LockaFL 33055
    (305)628-5776
    0.8 mi | 766 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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