Hawthorne Middle/high School

Hawthorne Middle/high School serves 281 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Hawthorne Middle/high School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

The student population of 281 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 281 students
Hawthorne Middle/high School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hawthorne Middle/high School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Hawthorne Middle/high School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hawthorne Middle/high School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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
Hawthorne Middle/high School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
30%
Hawthorne Middle/high School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
40%
23%
Hawthorne Middle/high School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
56%
41%
Hawthorne Middle/high School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Hawthorne Middle/high School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hawthorne Middle/high School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.46
Hawthorne Middle/high School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
72%
52%
Hawthorne Middle/high School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Hawthorne Middle/high School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,157 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,126 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,487 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
22
Number of Students Managed 28,157 10,137
Alachua School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $132 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $264 MM $140 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,126 $11,888
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,487 $12,571
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Eastside High School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School (12.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester Shell Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HawthorneChester Shell Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 194 students21633 Se 65th Ave
    HawthorneFL 32640
    (352)481-1901
    0.3PK-5194
  • HawthorneOchwilla Elementary School
    5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 433 students299 North State Rd 21
    HawthorneFL 32640
    (352)481-0204
    5PK-5433
  • MelroseMelrose Elementary School
    9.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 384 students401 State Rd 26
    MelroseFL 32666
    (352)475-2060
    9.7PK-6384
  • GainesvilleEastside High School
    Magnet School
    11.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1346 students1201 Se 43rd St
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-6704
    11.19-121346
  • GainesvilleLake Forest Elementary School
    11.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 300 students4401 Se 4th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-6710
    11.2PK-5300

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