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 (2004-2014)
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)
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.
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St. Lucie Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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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 $9,115 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,156 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 6% 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $119 MM
St. Lucie School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $363 MM $120 MM
St. Lucie School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,115 $11,664
St. Lucie School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,156 $11,759
St. Lucie School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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