The Charter School at Waterstone

855 Waterstone Way, Homestead, FL 33033 | (305) 248-6206
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,151
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4 out of 5 | 5 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.
  • Charter School
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: 1,151
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 64.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 569 (49.4%)
  • Females: 578 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 14 (1.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 353 (30.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 367 (31.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
The Charter School at Waterstone Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.7%
Black1079.3%
Asian181.6%
Hispanic89077.3%
White12410.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For The Charter School at Waterstone
  Number Percent
Kindergarten887.6%
1st Grade1059.1%
2nd Grade1129.7%
3rd Grade13611.8%
4th Grade12911.2%
5th Grade13912.1%
6th Grade14012.2%
7th Grade16214.1%
8th Grade14012.2%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
75.8%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.7%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
5.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for The Charter School at Waterstone

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on June 10, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter goes to this school and it is wonderful. I love it. They have rules which is what children need. Schools are to learn not to hand out. They are a bit strict but that is what is needed for a successful school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 23, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My kids have been there since they opened unfortunately! There arent many choices in Homestead but here are issues that I have found: Principals have changed several times! Each one comes in like a bull in a china shop changes things etc... I have had issues with my kids using the bathroom on several occasions which led to one getting a urinary tract infection. Also last year my daughter passed out on the PE fiend and fire rescue had to be called after she told the teacher she didnt feel good he made her continue. Uniform policy... you might as well let them but your kids bottoms and reimburse them!! they will find something wrong all the time and give your kids notifications forms. The polo shirts are sold by the school at a marked up price of $15 each and they are mandatory sucks when you have more than one kid attending! Also their supply list each student will run about $100. The teachers vary... some good some just there to get a check.. I have to say I wish there were more options here in Homestead!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 08, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • its nice and has great administration
  • Reviewed by Student on July 23, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I havn't gone to this school yet but I will this year and I am going to the fifth grade. i hear its and excellent school and I am excited about going there this year!!

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