South Elementary School

  • South Elementary School serves 496 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • South Elementary School operates within the Okeechobee School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 496 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students496 students
South Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
South Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
South Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
South Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
35%
31%
South Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
8%
23%
South Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
53%
40%
South Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth 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.
0.600.70
South 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.
74%
53%
South Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
3%
5%
South Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Okeechobee School District's student population of 6,372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,055 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,217 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
22
Number of Students Managed6,37210,184
Okeechobee School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$65 MM$132 MM
Okeechobee School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$66 MM$140 MM
Okeechobee School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,055$11,888
Okeechobee School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,217$12,571
Okeechobee 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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