James W. Sikes Elementary School

2727 Shepherd Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811 | (863) 648-3525
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 911
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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
  • Polk County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,826
  • Graduation Rate: 68.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 94,530

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 911
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 438 (48.1%)
  • Females: 408 (44.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 325 (35.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 409 (44.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James W. Sikes Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black10511.5%
Asian161.8%
Hispanic20222.2%
White52357.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James W. Sikes Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten50.5%
Kindergarten14315.7%
1st Grade15617.1%
2nd Grade16117.7%
3rd Grade16718.3%
4th Grade15016.5%
5th Grade12914.2%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
79.0%
District:
75.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
4.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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