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
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Gerald Adams Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
45%
28%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
23%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
24%
43%
Gerald Adams Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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 0.90
Gerald Adams 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.
62%
49%
Gerald Adams 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.
8%
8%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,446 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
23
Number of Students Managed 8,446 9,989
Monroe School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $122 MM $138 MM
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: 2012 (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 West Keys Center
    Alternative School
    5901 College Rd
    Key West , FL , 33040
    (305)293-1400
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Key West Key West Collegiate School
    Charter School
    5901 College Rd
    Key West , FL , 33040
    (305)296-5927
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Key West Monroe Juvenile Detention Center
    Alternative School
    5501 College Rd
    Key West , FL , 33040
    (305)293-7300
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Key West Sigsbee Charter School
    Charter School
    939 Felton Rd
    Key West , FL , 33040
    (305)294-1861
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Key West Poinciana Elementary School
    1407 Kennedy Dr
    Key West , FL , 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 0.66, 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.