Miami Gardens Elementary School

4444 Nw 195th St,

Opa Locka, FL, 33055-2135

Tel: (305)625-5321
Grades: PK-5

321 students

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 (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Miami Gardens Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 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 15:1 15:1
Miami Gardens Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
57%
28%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
40%
23%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
43%
Miami Gardens Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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 0.69
Miami Gardens Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
87%
49%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Miami Gardens Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
20
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,762
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (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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