Dale Cassens Education Complex



Dale Cassens Education Complex Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dale Cassens Education Complex Students by Grade
PK 16
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 13
7 39
8 85
9 29
10 31
11 45
12 23

Dale Cassens Education Complex is a public high school of the St. Lucie School District located in Fort Pierce, FL. It has 281 students in grades 6th through 12th. Dale Cassens Education Complex is the 557th largest public high school in Florida and the 14,994th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.8 to 1.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26

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Dale Cassens Education Complex Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 155
(55%)
6,801
(51%)
 Female 126
(45%)
6,613
(49%)

Dale Cassens Education Complex Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 140
(50%)
3,979
(30%)
 White 79
(28%)
5,683
(42%)
 Hispanic 44
(16%)
3,032
(23%)
 Two or More 17
(6%)
376
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
271
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Dale Cassens Education Complex Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(75%)
6,025
(45%)
 Not Eligible 61
(22%)
6,525
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
864
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dale Cassens Education Complex is ranked 490th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dale Cassens Education Complex students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dale Cassens Education Complex Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 179
2006 129
2007 128
2008 110
2009 229
2010 233
2011 304
2012 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 14.3
2007 12.8
2008 8.4
2009 13.5
2010 14.6
2011 12.2
2012 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63687150837989
2006 0.73643410852713
2007 0.6171875
2008 0.57272727272727
2009 0.78165938864629
2010 0.7725321888412
2011 0.79934210526316
2012 0.78291814946619

Compare Dale Cassens Education Complex to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 78.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 281 10.8:1  
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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