Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy

12225 Sw 280th St, Homestead, FL 33032 | (305) 257-0377
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,378
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,378 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8
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: 1,378
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 90.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 726 (52.7%)
  • Females: 647 (47.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,226 (89.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,279 (92.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black48335.1%
Asian20.1%
Hispanic85061.7%
White382.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mandarin Lakes K-8 Academy
  Number Percent
Kindergarten18613.5%
1st Grade17512.7%
2nd Grade18513.4%
3rd Grade22916.6%
4th Grade14510.5%
5th Grade17112.4%
6th Grade16612.0%
7th Grade1198.6%
8th Grade20.1%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
58.4%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
1.1%
District:
2.0%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.9%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
1.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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