South Elementary School

South Elementary School serves 461 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
South Elementary School operates within the Okeechobee School District.

Overview

The student population of 461 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 461 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
37%
28%
Black
8%
23%
White
51%
42%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.60 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.
67%
51%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,548 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Okeechobee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
22
Number of Students Managed 6,548 9,797
District Total Revenue $67 MM $138 MM
District Spending $64 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,497 $13,793
District Spending / Student $9,160 $15,882
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 Okeechobee Achievement Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Osceola Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Okeechobee Achievement Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OkeechobeeOsceola Middle School
    825 Sw 28th St
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5070
    0.2 mi | 907 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • OkeechobeeOkeechobee Achievement Academy
    Alternative School
    1000 Nw 34th St
    OkeechobeeFL 34972
    (863)462-5125
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | 141 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OkeechobeeOkeechobee Virtual Instruction Program Elementary School
    700 Sw 2nd Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5000
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • OkeechobeeStudent Serv./special Programs Elementary School
    Alternative School
    700 Sw 2nd Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5000
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 8 students | Gr. PK                      
  • OkeechobeeCentral Elementary School
    610 Sw 5th Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5077
    1.2 mi | 575 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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