Villages Charter School

Villages Charter School serves 2,674 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Villages Charter School operates within the Sumter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2674 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 178 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 2,674 students
Villages Charter School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Villages Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 178 teachers
Villages Charter School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Villages Charter 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 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Villages Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Villages Charter School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
11%
30%
Villages Charter School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Villages Charter School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
79%
41%
Villages Charter School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Villages Charter 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.
0.36 0.46
Villages Charter School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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.
20%
52%
Villages Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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%
Villages Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Sumter School District's student population of 8,282 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,709 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 $9,729 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sumter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
22
Number of Students Managed 8,282 10,137
Sumter School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $132 MM
Sumter School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $74 MM $140 MM
Sumter School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,709 $11,888
Sumter School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,729 $12,571
Sumter School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WildwoodWildwood Middle/ High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 738 students
    4.8 miles
    700 Huey St
    WildwoodFL 34785
    (352)748-1314
    4.86-12738
  • WildwoodWildwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 859 students
    4.9 miles
    300 Huey St
    WildwoodFL 34785
    (352)748-3353
    4.9PK-5859
  • Lady LakeThe Villages Elementary Of Lady Lake School
    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
    5 miles
    695 Rolling Acres Rd
    Lady LakeFL 32159
    (352)751-0111
    5PK-5810
  • SummerfieldLake Weir Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1312 students
    5.5 miles
    10220 Se Sunset Harbor Rd
    SummerfieldFL 34491
    (352)671-6120
    5.56-81312
  • SummerfieldHarbour View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
    5.6 miles
    8445 Se 147th Place
    SummerfieldFL 34491
    (352)671-6110
    5.6PK-5739

School Reviews

Arrogant Bullies in my experience run this school, this School violates all state and federal law when it comes to IDEA 504 Title ll, they claim they have no resource rooms when they do but only for the Villages teachers and corp employees children. I know many families that this school has hurt, someone needs to start a class action law suit. The claim being rated one of the best schools around. But when you get to pick the laws that you want to follow and get the best kids, and get rid of below average or learning disabled children. I guess you would have to be rated better then other schools. The school district is in on it also. Very nice campus. Cult like atmosphere. High teacher turn over. They like to hold kids back, they will spend more money fighting you to keep your kid out if they don't want you there then it would just to educate your child the right way under the law. Arrogant bullies would be the best term to describe the admin at the school. 30 years behind the time . You will have 3 to 4 hours of homework. You get to teach your kids at home. No lockers so your kids will carry heavy books around all day. They will have back problems by the end of the year.if you are not a teacher or village corp employee top level your kids will get no chance at scholarships and accolades that is reserved for teacher and level one village employees kids. thry have no tablets or high tech equipment giving to the for use. But expect your to have it. Everyone running around scared to say anything the hold your job over you head to get their way. I could go on for hours about this school with not much good to say in my experience.
- Posted by Parent, 08/18/15

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