The Sanibel School

Public PK, KG-8

 3840 Sanibel Captiva Rd
       Sanibel, FL  33957-3012


(239) 472-1617

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District: Lee

SchoolDigger Rank:
48th of 2,182 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $14,095 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  10.3
Number of students:  264

Racial breakdown:

White:
89.0%
Hispanic:
6.4%
Two or more races:
2.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  16.3%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Florida Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details The Sanibel School ranks better than 97.8% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks first among 59 ranked elementary schools in the Lee School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 94.08. (See more...)
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Compare Details The Sanibel School ranks better than 98.2% of middle schools in Florida. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 96.19. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (89%), Hispanic (6.4%), two or more races (2.3%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 16.3% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at The Sanibel School is 10.3, which is the 3rd best among 59 elementary schools in the Lee School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at The Sanibel School is $14,095, which is the 3rd highest among 59 elementary schools in the Lee School District.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

The Sanibel School:

SchoolDigger ranks The Sanibel School 48th of 2182 Florida public elementary schools. (See The Sanibel School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks The Sanibel School 20th of 1099 Florida public middle schools. (See The Sanibel School in the ranking list.)

Lee:

SchoolDigger ranks Lee 38th of 67 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for The Sanibel School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 97.78 4th 199 98.0%
2005 95.91 10th 202 95.0%
2006 94.66 44th 1688 97.4%
2007 92.87 49th 1786 97.3%
2008 96.30 10th 1789 99.4%
2009 93.80 30th 1847 98.4%
2010 94.39 26th 1919 98.6%
2011 95.28 13th 1985 99.3%
2012 93.59 66th 1984 96.7%
2013 96.42 17th 2029 99.2%
2014 95.41 31st 2064 98.5%
2016 96.68 23rd 2087 98.9%
2017 92.58 85th 2112 96.0%
2018 92.95 79th 2118 96.3%
2019 94.08 48th 2182 97.8%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for The Sanibel School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 97.57 3rd 593 99.5%
2005 96.38 9th 602 98.5%
2006 97.49 5th 675 99.3%
2007 98.00 5th 736 99.3%
2008 97.03 5th 740 99.3%
2009 94.73 12th 780 98.5%
2010 94.95 9th 839 98.9%
2011 95.17 12th 891 98.7%
2012 92.58 43rd 897 95.2%
2013 96.46 14th 956 98.5%
2014 96.50 14th 999 98.6%
2016 96.69 17th 997 98.3%
2017 95.80 21st 1031 98.0%
2018 90.67 80th 1035 92.3%
2019 96.19 20th 1099 98.2%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Sunday, April 16, 2017

Open Quote My son is a student there. It is a small school with a lot of parental involvement. To get to the school involves crossing a toll bridge ($6) . There are no city buses that go over to the island, which keeps it exclusive. Parents tend to be professionals or in the service industry. Kids are very nice. Close Quote



Enrollment information for The Sanibel School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 191 2 2 1 0 n/a n/a 0 196
1989 206 3 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 211
1990 214 5 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 222
1991 232 10 1 3 0 n/a n/a 0 246
1992 240 9 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 252
1993 248 8 2 6 0 n/a n/a 0 264
1994 250 6 2 3 0 n/a n/a 0 261
1995 277 5 2 5 0 n/a n/a 0 289
1996 277 5 2 5 0 n/a n/a 0 289
1997 239 9 3 8 0 n/a n/a 0 259
1998 240 7 4 10 0 n/a n/a 0 261
1999 250 7 4 10 0 n/a n/a 0 271
2000 323 8 2 15 0 n/a n/a 0 348
2001 370 7 4 23 0 n/a n/a 0 404
2002 413 9 2 19 0 n/a n/a 0 443
2003 413 9 2 19 0 n/a n/a 0 443
2004 392 3 1 20 0 n/a n/a 0 416
2005 394 4 1 23 0 n/a n/a 0 422
2006 374 4 2 17 0 n/a n/a 0 397
2007 346 3 5 19 1 n/a n/a 10 384
2008 327 4 2 18 1 n/a n/a 11 363
2009 331 4 3 21 0 n/a n/a 11 370
2010 327 8 4 23 0 n/a n/a 3 365
2011 310 8 2 22 0 0 2 0 344
2012 285 6 9 24 0 0 1 0 325
2013 277 6 8 26 0 0 6 0 323
2014 286 9 6 25 1 0 5 0 332
2015 281 4 6 26 1 0 8 0 326
2016 272 3 7 31 3 0 10 0 326
2017 259 3 6 27 1 0 7 0 303
2018 252 1 7 22 0 0 6 0 288
2019 235 0 4 17 2 0 6 0 264

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at The Sanibel School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 196 8.0 24.5 4.1
1989 211 11.0 19.1 0.5
1990 222 14.0 15.8 2.3
1991 246 15.0 16.4 5.7
1992 252 15.0 16.8 2.4
1993 264 11.0 24.0 3.4
1994 261 12.0 21.8 2.3
1995 289 15.0 19.3 4.5
1996 289 15.0 19.3 4.5
1997 259 13.0 19.9 8.5
1998 261 14.0 18.6 6.1
1999 271 15.0 18.1 14
2000 348 19.0 18.3 10.3
2001 404 23.0 17.6 6.7
2002 443 23.0 19.3 6.5
2003 443 23.0 19.3 6.5
2004 416 23.0 18.1 8.7
2005 422 22.0 19.2 8.5
2006 397 24.0 16.5 7.3
2007 384 25.0 15.4 9.1
2008 363 27.0 13.4 6.8
2009 370 26.3 14.2 12
2010 365 25.0 14.6 14.6
2011 344 25.3 13.5 15.4
2012 325 24.1 13.4 16.3
2013 323 27.0 11.9 15.2
2014 332 26.0 12.7 14.8
2015 326 25.0 13.0 21.8
2016 326 26.0 12.5 19.3
2017 303 25.0 12.1 22.4
2018 288 26.0 11.0 23.3
2019 264 25.6 10.3 16.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio The Sanibel School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 196 8.0 24.5 4.1
1989 211 11.0 19.1 0.5
1990 222 14.0 15.8 2.3
1991 246 15.0 16.4 5.7
1992 252 15.0 16.8 2.4
1993 264 11.0 24.0 3.4
1994 261 12.0 21.8 2.3
1995 289 15.0 19.3 4.5
1996 289 15.0 19.3 4.5
1997 259 13.0 19.9 8.5
1998 261 14.0 18.6 6.1
1999 271 15.0 18.1 14
2000 348 19.0 18.3 10.3
2001 404 23.0 17.6 6.7
2002 443 23.0 19.3 6.5
2003 443 23.0 19.3 6.5
2004 416 23.0 18.1 8.7
2005 422 22.0 19.2 8.5
2006 397 24.0 16.5 7.3
2007 384 25.0 15.4 9.1
2008 363 27.0 13.4 6.8
2009 370 26.3 14.2 12
2010 365 25.0 14.6 14.6
2011 344 25.3 13.5 15.4
2012 325 24.1 13.4 16.3
2013 323 27.0 11.9 15.2
2014 332 26.0 12.7 14.8
2015 326 25.0 13.0 21.8
2016 326 26.0 12.5 19.3
2017 303 25.0 12.1 22.4
2018 288 26.0 11.0 23.3
2019 264 25.6 10.3 16.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for The Sanibel School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $360 (3.0%) $11,637 (97.0%) $11,997
2019 $568 (4.0%) $13,527 (96.0%) $14,095

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

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