Gerald Adams Elementary School

5855 West Jr College Rd

Key West, FL 33040-4313

Tel: (305)293-1610
Grades: PK-5

526 students

Gerald Adams Elementary School serves 526 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Gerald Adams Elementary School operates within the Monroe School District.

Overview

The student population of 526 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 526 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Gerald Adams Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
45%
28%
Black
26%
23%
White
24%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Gerald Adams Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gerald Adams 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.
0.68 0.45
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.
62%
49%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,502 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
23
Number of Students Managed 8,502 9,989
District Total Revenue $122 MM $138 MM
Monroe School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $116 MM $159 MM
Monroe School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,678 $13,793
Monroe School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,025 $15,882
Monroe 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 Keys Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horace O'bryant Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sigsbee Charter School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Key WestKeys Center
    Alternative School
    5901 College Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)293-1400
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 22 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Key WestKey West Collegiate School
    Charter School
    5901 College Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)296-5927
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 43 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Key WestMonroe Juvenile Detention Center
    Alternative School
    5501 College Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)293-7300
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 6 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Key WestSigsbee Charter School
    Charter School
    939 Felton Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)294-1861
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | 411 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Key WestPoinciana Elementary School
    1407 Kennedy Dr
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)293-1630
    1.8 mi | 623 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Key West, 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 0.55, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Key West is Glynn Archer Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.