Lake Gibson Middle School

Lake Gibson Middle School serves 1,126 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Lake Gibson Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1126 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,126 students
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lake Gibson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lake Gibson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Lake Gibson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Lake Gibson Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
22%
30%
Lake Gibson Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
19%
23%
Lake Gibson Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
54%
41%
Lake Gibson Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lake Gibson 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.
0.63 0.45
Lake Gibson Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
58%
52%
Lake Gibson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Lake Gibson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 (1992-2014)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk 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 Lake Gibson Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pace Center For Girls (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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