South Elementary School

South Elementary School serves 461 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
South Elementary School operates within the Okeechobee School District.

School Overview

The student population of 461 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 461 students
South Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
South Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Elementary School Student 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 0.58 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 16:1
South Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
36%
30%
South Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
8%
23%
South Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
54%
41%
South Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.58 0.45
South Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
68%
52%
South Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
6%
South Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Okeechobee School District's student population of 6,401 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,381 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,532 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Okeechobee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
22
Number of Students Managed 6,401 10,137
Okeechobee School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $132 MM
Okeechobee School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $66 MM $140 MM
Okeechobee School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,381 $11,888
Okeechobee School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,532 $12,571
Okeechobee School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Okeechobee Achievement Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Okeechobee Achievement Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Okeechobee Achievement Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • OkeechobeeOkeechobee Achievement AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 65 students
    0.2 miles
    1000 Nw 34th St
    OkeechobeeFL 34972
    (863)462-5125
    0.24-1265
  • OkeechobeeOsceola Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 871 students
    0.2 miles
    825 Sw 28th St
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5070
    0.25-8871
  • OkeechobeeCentral Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 593 students
    1.2 miles
    610 Sw 5th Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5077
    1.2PK-4593
  • OkeechobeeOkeechobee Freshman Campus
    Grades: 9 | 466 students
    1.2 miles
    610 Sw 2nd Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5288
    1.29466
  • OkeechobeeOkeechobee Virtual Instruction Program Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8
    1.2 miles
    700 Sw 2nd Ave
    OkeechobeeFL 34974
    (863)462-5000
    1.2KG-8n/a

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