Head Start Program

  • Head Start Program serves 51 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Head Start Program places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Head Start Program's student population of 51 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students51 students
This chart display total students of Head Start Program by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Head Start Program
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Head Start Program by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Head Start Program and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
8%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Head Start Program and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
90%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Head Start Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Head Start Program and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Head Start Program and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Head Start Program. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.190.70
This chart display the diversity score of Head Start Program and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Head Start Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Head Start Program is Gadsden Central Academy (0.0 miles away)
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