James S. Rickards Middle School

James S. Rickards Middle School serves 953 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
James S. Rickards Middle School operates within the Broward School District.

School Overview

The student population of 953 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 953 students
James S. Rickards Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % James S. Rickards Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
James S. Rickards Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade James S. Rickards Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 17:1 16:1
James S. Rickards Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
James S. Rickards Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
42%
30%
James S. Rickards Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
29%
23%
James S. Rickards Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
25%
41%
James S. Rickards Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
James S. Rickards Middle 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.
0.68 0.46
James S. Rickards Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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%
James S. Rickards Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
James S. Rickards Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Broward School District's student population of 262,666 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,947 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,977 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
367
22
Number of Students Managed 262,666 10,137
Broward School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,548 MM $132 MM
Broward School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,812 MM $140 MM
Broward School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,947 $11,888
Broward School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,977 $12,571
Broward School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Northeast High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pompano Beach Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Andrews Gardens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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    310 Ne 6th St
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