Villages Charter School

251 Buffalo Trail

The Villages, FL 32162-7176

Tel: (352)259-2350
Grades: PK-12

2,246 students

Villages Charter School serves 2,246 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Villages Charter School operates within the Sumter School District.

Overview

The student population of 2246 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 151 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 2,246 students
Villages Charter School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 151 teachers
Villages Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Villages Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less 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
Villages Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Villages Charter School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
10%
28%
Villages Charter School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
3%
23%
Villages Charter School Black (2001-2012)
White
78%
43%
Villages Charter School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Villages Charter School Sch Ethnicity Villages Charter 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.
0.38 0.45
Villages Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
17%
49%
Villages Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Villages Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,122 students has grown by 19% over five years.
School District Name Sumter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
23
Number of Students Managed 9,122 9,989
Sumter School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $138 MM
Sumter School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $159 MM
Sumter School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,733 $13,793
Sumter School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,892 $15,882
Sumter 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 Wildwood Middle/ High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wildwood Middle/ High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wildwood Middle/ High School (4.8 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Sumter County, 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 0.43, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Sumter County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.