Children First Elementary School

Tel: (941)953-3877
  • Children First Elementary School serves 28 students in grades PK.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Children First Elementary School operates within the Sarasota School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 28 students has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades PK
Total Students28 students
Children First Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Children First Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Children First Elementary School Total Teachers (2011-2015)

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio1:116:1
Children First Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
Hispanic
14%
31%
Children First Elementary School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
28%
23%
Children First Elementary School Black Students (2009-2015)
White
51%
40%
Children First Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Children First Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChildren First Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.640.70
Children First Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
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.
10%
53%
Children First Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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
5%
Children First Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2013)

District Comparison

  • Sarasota School District's student population of 41,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,413 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,443 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSarasota School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
22
Number of Students Managed41,49010,184
Sarasota School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$510 MM$132 MM
Sarasota School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$511 MM$140 MM
Sarasota School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,413$11,888
Sarasota School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,443$12,571
Sarasota School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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