Apollo Beach Elementary School

Apollo Beach Elementary School serves 557 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Apollo Beach Elementary School operates within the Hillsborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 557 students
Apollo Beach Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Apollo Beach Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Apollo Beach Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 14:1 15:1
Apollo Beach Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Apollo Beach Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
16%
28%
Apollo Beach Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Apollo Beach Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
77%
43%
Apollo Beach Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Apollo Beach Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Apollo Beach 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.
0.38 0.69
Apollo Beach 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.
25%
49%
Apollo Beach 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%
Apollo Beach Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,762
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough 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 Eisenhower Middle School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eisenhower Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Doby Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Apollo Beach Doby Elementary School
    6720 Covington Garden Dr
    Apollo Beach , FL , 33572
    (813)672-5388
    2.1  mi  |  736  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gibsonton Corr Elementary School
    13020 Kings Lake Dr
    Gibsonton , FL , 33534
    (813)672-5345
    2.4  mi  |  821  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gibsonton Eisenhower Middle School
    7620 Big Old Bend Rd
    Gibsonton , FL , 33534
    (813)671-5121
    2.6  mi  |  1435  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Gibsonton East Bay Adult/community Center
    7710 Big Bend Rd
    Gibsonton , FL , 33534
    (813)671-5134
    2.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Gibsonton East Bay High School
    7710 Old Big Bend Rd
    Gibsonton , FL , 33534
    (813)671-5134
    2.9  mi  |  2009  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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