Compass Middle Charter School

550 Clower St East

Bartow, FL 33830-6403

Tel: (863)519-8701
Grades 5-8
184 students
Compass Middle Charter School serves 184 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Compass Middle Charter School operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

The student population of 184 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 184 students
Compass Middle Charter School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Compass Middle Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Compass Middle Charter School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Compass Middle Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Compass Middle Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
34%
30%
Compass Middle Charter School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
28%
23%
Compass Middle Charter School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
35%
41%
Compass Middle Charter School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Compass Middle Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.46
Compass Middle Charter School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
65%
52%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Polk School District's student population of 97,953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,676 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
22
Number of Students Managed 97,953 10,137
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hospital Homebound (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bartow Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Floral Avenue Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • BartowBartow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 814 students
    0 miles
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7415
    06-8814
  • BartowFloral Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
    0.3 miles
    1530 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.3PK-5545
  • BartowHospital HomeboundSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 77 students
    0.3 miles
    1909 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-0930
    0.3PK-1277
  • LakelandPolk Virtual Instruction Program
    Grades: KG-12 | 72 students
    0.3 miles
    900 Lowery Ave
    LakelandFL 33801
    (863)534-7214
    0.3KG-1272
  • BartowBartow Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2016 students
    0.4 miles
    1270 Broadway Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7400
    0.49-122016

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