Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8

2250 South Jenkins Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34947 | (772) 462-8888
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,228
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2250 S Jenkins Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34947
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,228
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 93.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 627 (51.1%)
  • Females: 574 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 72 (5.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 951 (77.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,023 (83.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.6%
Black55845.4%
Asian70.6%
Hispanic36029.3%
White26921.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten221.8%
Kindergarten1088.8%
1st Grade1078.7%
2nd Grade1028.3%
3rd Grade1189.6%
4th Grade1109.0%
5th Grade13210.7%
6th Grade19515.9%
7th Grade15912.9%
8th Grade17514.3%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
70.7%
District:
71.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
1.1%
District:
1.1%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.8%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
18.7%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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