Gerald Adams Elementary School

5855 W Junior College Rd

Key West, FL 33040

Tel: (305)293-1610
  • Gerald Adams Elementary School serves 544 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Gerald Adams Elementary School operates within the Monroe School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 544 students
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gerald Adams Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Gerald Adams Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Gerald Adams Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more 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 13:1 16:1
Gerald Adams Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
49%
31%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
28%
23%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
22%
40%
Gerald Adams Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gerald Adams Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gerald Adams Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.64 0.46
Gerald Adams Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
68%
53%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Gerald Adams Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Monroe School District's student population of 8,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,017 is higher than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,070 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
22
Number of Students Managed 8,478 10,184
Monroe School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $122 MM
Monroe School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $125 MM
Monroe School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,017 $12,021
Monroe School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,070 $12,230
Monroe School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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