Children First Elementary School

Tel: (941)953-3877
  • Children First Elementary School serves 35 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Children First Elementary School operates within the Sarasota School District.

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School Overview

  • Children First Elementary School's student population of 35 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students35 students
Children First Elementary School Total Students (2008-2016)
Gender %Children First Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Children First Elementary School Total Teachers (2011-2016)

School Comparison

  • Children First Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has decreased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Children First Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Student : Teacher Ratio1:116:1
Children First Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2016)
Hispanic
32%
32%
Children First Elementary School Black Students (2009-2016)
Black
22%
23%
Children First Elementary School Black Students (2009-2016)
White
41%
39%
Children First Elementary School White Students (2008-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Children First Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsChildren First Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.46
Children First Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
48%
Children First Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
Children First Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Children First Elementary School is Sarasota School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Sarasota School District's student population of 42,368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,413 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,443 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSarasota School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    60
    22
    Number of Students Managed42,36810,175
    Sarasota School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    52%
    District Total Revenue$510 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$511 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,413$12,987
    District Spending / Student$12,443$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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