St. Lucie Detention Center

Tel: (772)468-5194
Grades: PK-12

41 students

St. Lucie Detention Center serves 41 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
St. Lucie Detention Center operates within the St. Lucie School District.

Overview

The student population of 41 students has declined by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 41 students
St. Lucie Detention Center Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 77% Male / 23%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
St. Lucie Detention Center Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade St. Lucie Detention Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 7:1 15:1
St. Lucie Detention Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
St. Lucie Detention Center Asian (1995-2007)
Hispanic
17%
28%
St. Lucie Detention Center Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
46%
23%
St. Lucie Detention Center Black (1992-2012)
White
36%
43%
St. Lucie Detention Center White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups St. Lucie Detention Center Sch Ethnicity St. Lucie Detention Center 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.
0.64 0.45
St. Lucie Detention Center Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
36%
49%
St. Lucie Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
n/a
8%
St. Lucie Detention Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,892 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name St. Lucie School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
23
Number of Students Managed 41,892 9,989
St. Lucie School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $395 MM $138 MM
St. Lucie School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $411 MM $159 MM
St. Lucie School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,168 $13,793
St. Lucie School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,589 $15,882
St. Lucie 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 Fort Pierce Central High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Forest Grove Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Weatherbee Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Pierce Fort Pierce Central High School
    4101 South 25th St
    Fort Pierce , FL 34981
    (772)468-5888
    0.8  mi  |  2279  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fort Pierce Performance Based Diploma Prog High School
    Alternative School
    1905 South 11th St
    Fort Pierce , FL 34981
    (772)468-5194
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  224  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fort Pierce Forest Grove Middle School
    3201 South 25th St
    Fort Pierce , FL 34981
    (772)468-5885
    1.2  mi  |  735  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fort Pierce Weatherbee Elementary School
    800 East Weatherbee Rd
    Fort Pierce , FL 34982
    (772)468-5300
    1.7  mi  |  561  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Pierce White City Elementary School
    905 West 2nd St
    Fort Pierce , FL 34982
    (772)468-5840
    1.7  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Fort Pierce, 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 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Fort Pierce is White City Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.