Laura C. Saunders Elementary School

505 Sw 8th St, Homestead, FL 33030 | (305) 247-3933
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 839
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Dade County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,933
  • Graduation Rate: 58.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.0
  • Enrolled Students: 345,962

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 839
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 426 (50.8%)
  • Females: 411 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 804 (95.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 814 (97.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Laura C. Saunders Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Laura C. Saunders Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade12715.1%
2nd Grade15218.1%
3rd Grade16820.0%
4th Grade12314.7%
5th Grade12314.7%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Laura C. Saunders Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 28, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • laura c saunders is a very good school that teaches your kid about discipline and behavior. the school is a very nice school. before it was a d after we got our new principal it became a "c" school and im very proud of the school. and it's not the school's fault, it's the kids in the school.
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 11, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hello everyone,
    I am very concerned about this school and those who are in charge. Today I took my child to school and I was not happy with what I saw there. Close to his class room there was trash all over, walls very dirty and school is currently a C school. School playground looks just horrible, is just depressing how dirty this school is and nobody has done anything to fix this problems. I now understand why my kid is not motivated to go to school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 11, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hello this a former student name shaneka this is a very good and fun abd have a lot of very good teachers thank you for all yall hard work

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