Palm Harbor Middle School

Palm Harbor Middle School serves 1,420 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Palm Harbor Middle School operates within the Pinellas School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1420 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,420 students
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Palm Harbor Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Palm Harbor 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 0.35 is less 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
Palm Harbor Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Palm Harbor Middle School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
11%
30%
Palm Harbor Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Palm Harbor Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
80%
41%
Palm Harbor Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Palm Harbor Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Palm Harbor 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.
0.35 0.46
Palm Harbor Middle 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.
25%
52%
Palm Harbor Middle 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.
6%
6%
Palm Harbor Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 103,411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,876 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,636 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Pinellas School District
Number of Schools
Managed
177
22
Number of Students Managed 103,411 10,137
Pinellas School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,039 MM $132 MM
Pinellas School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,119 MM $140 MM
Pinellas School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,876 $11,888
Pinellas School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,636 $12,571
Pinellas 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 Palm Harbor University High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Joseph L. Carwise Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ozona Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Palm HarborOzona Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 725 students601 Tampa Rd
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)724-1589
    1.2PK-5725
  • Palm HarborPalm Harbor Community School
    1.3 miles1900 Omaha St
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)669-1140
    1.3n/a
  • Palm HarborPalm Harbor University High School
    Magnet School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2519 students1900 Omaha St
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)669-1131
    1.39-122519
  • Palm HarborPlato Academy North K-8 Charter School
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 364 students1601 Curlew Rd
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)286-6249
    1.3KG-8364
  • Palm HarborLake St. George Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 566 students2855 County Rd 95
    Palm HarborFL 34684
    (727)669-1161
    1.6PK-5566

School Reviews

I went to Palm harbor middle back in 1997-1999, I tutored as Mrs Karow's T.A. for 6th period from 1999-2003. I was an honoroll student and even made deans list by 8th grade. If it wasnt for the great teachers here I would of dropped out. My Elm years were troubling with my learning disability. The teachers here do care if your kids are willing to learn. This school is well maintained and has high FCAT scores. I plan on returning to tutor again in math for 6th-8th graders. The work load depends on the teacher, and they are preparing students for highschool. Highschool is much harder then middle school and your child will have a much greater workload. HomeWork is important, and very neccesary for students to learn quickly. Use Flash cards! Guaranteed A in vocabulary, and helps in all classes for studying and math.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 08/09/10
Special needs are not well taken care of. It has been a disappointing experience.
- Posted by Parent, 03/15/10

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