Dave Thomas Education Center



Dave Thomas Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dave Thomas Education Center Students by Grade
PK 153
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 18
8 101
9 2
10 41
11 91
12 256

Dave Thomas Education Center is a public high school of the Broward School District located in Coconut Creek, FL. It has 663 students in grades 6th through 12th. Dave Thomas Education Center is the 437th largest public high school in Florida and the 8,680th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Total Students: 663
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,680th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 437th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 447th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 456th out of 947

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Dave Thomas Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 366
(55%)
44,696
(52%)
 Female 297
(45%)
42,053
(48%)

Dave Thomas Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 451
(68%)
35,831
(41%)
 Hispanic 132
(20%)
25,577
(29%)
 White 51
(8%)
19,820
(23%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
2,215
(3%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
2,937
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
278
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
91
(0%)

Dave Thomas Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 526
(79%)
49,361
(57%)
 Not Eligible 137
(21%)
37,388
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dave Thomas Education Center is ranked 360th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dave Thomas Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Dave Thomas Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 625
2006 601
2007 724
2008 689
2009 787
2010 794
2011 803
2012 796
2013 731
2014 727
2015 663

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 23.1
2007 10.6
2008 8.8
2009 12.6
2010 17.3
2011 21.7
2012 19.9
2013 19.2
2014 19.1
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5872
2006 0.62396006655574
2007 0.65745856353591
2008 0.68940493468795
2009 0.76874205844981
2010 0.76196473551637
2011 0.78082191780822
2012 0.73743718592965
2013 0.80848153214774
2014 0.81292984869326
2015 0.79336349924585

Compare Dave Thomas Education Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 79.3%
 

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