St. Lucie Detention Center

  • St. Lucie Detention Center serves 44 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • St. Lucie Detention Center operates within the St. Lucie School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 44 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 44 students
St. Lucie Detention Center Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % St. Lucie Detention Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
St. Lucie Detention Center Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade St. Lucie Detention Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 11:1 16:1
St. Lucie Detention Center Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
St. Lucie Detention Center Asian Students (1995-2007)
Hispanic
11%
31%
St. Lucie Detention Center Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
41%
23%
St. Lucie Detention Center Black Students (1995-2015)
White
44%
40%
St. Lucie Detention Center White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
St. Lucie Detention Center Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
St. Lucie Detention Center Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups St. Lucie Detention Center 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.
0.63 0.46
St. Lucie Detention Center Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
18%
53%
St. Lucie Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
St. Lucie Detention Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • St. Lucie School District's student population of 40,074 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,675 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,321 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name St. Lucie School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
22
Number of Students Managed 40,074 10,184
St. Lucie School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $382 MM $122 MM
St. Lucie School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $368 MM $125 MM
St. Lucie School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,675 $12,021
St. Lucie School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,321 $12,230
St. Lucie 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

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort PierceFort Pierce Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2729 students
    0.8 miles
    4101 S 25th St
    Fort PierceFL 34981
    (772)468-5888
    0.89-122729
  • Fort PiercePerformance Based Preparatory AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 192 students
    0.8 miles
    2909 Delaware Ave
    Fort PierceFL 34947
    (772)468-5194
    0.89-12192
  • Fort PierceForest Grove Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 863 students
    1.2 miles
    3201 S 25th St
    Fort PierceFL 34981
    (772)468-5885
    1.26-8863
  • Fort PierceWeatherbee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    1.7 miles
    800 E Weatherbee Rd
    Fort PierceFL 34982
    (772)468-5300
    1.7PK-5677
  • Fort PierceWhite City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    1.7 miles
    905 W 2nd St
    Fort PierceFL 34982
    (772)468-5840
    1.7PK-5554

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.