Gerald Adams Elementary School

5855 West Junior College Rd

Key West, FL 33040-4313

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

543 students

Gerald Adams Elementary School serves 543 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Gerald Adams Elementary School operates within the Monroe School District.

Overview

The student population of 543 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 543 students
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gerald Adams Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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
Gerald Adams Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
49%
28%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
26%
23%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
23%
42%
Gerald Adams Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.65 0.45
Gerald Adams 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.
59%
51%
Gerald Adams 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.
8%
7%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,414 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
22
Number of Students Managed 8,414 9,797
Monroe School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $122 MM $138 MM
District Spending $116 MM $159 MM
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
    241 Trumbo Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)293-1400
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 15 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 | 46 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 | 5 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Key WestSigsbee Charter School
    Charter School
    939 Felton Rd
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)294-1861
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • Key WestPoinciana Elementary School
    1407 Kennedy Dr
    Key WestFL 33040
    (305)293-1630
    1.8 mi | 612 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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