Kanapaha Middle School

Kanapaha Middle School serves 970 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Kanapaha Middle School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

The student population of 970 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 970 students
Kanapaha Middle School Total Students (1997-2014)
Gender % Kanapaha Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Kanapaha Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2014)
Students by Grade Kanapaha Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 19:1 16:1
Kanapaha Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Kanapaha Middle School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
11%
30%
Kanapaha Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
28%
23%
Kanapaha Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
50%
41%
Kanapaha Middle School White Students (1997-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Kanapaha Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Kanapaha Middle 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.
0.66 0.46
Kanapaha Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2014)
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.
41%
52%
Kanapaha Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Kanapaha Middle 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 F. W. Buchholz High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Clarke Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kimball Wiles Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GainesvilleKimball Wiles Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 808 students4601 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-6955
    0.4PK-5808
  • GainesvilleWiles Head Start Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK | 85 students4556 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-7010
    0.7PK85
  • GainesvilleEinstein Montessori School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: 2-8 | 100 students5910 Sw Archer Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)335-4321
    12-8100
  • GainesvilleLawton M. Chiles Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 688 students2525 School House Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)333-2825
    2.2PK-5688
  • GainesvilleMyra Terwilliger Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 678 students301 Nw 62nd St
    GainesvilleFL 32607
    (352)955-6717
    3.5PK-5678

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