Powell Middle School

Powell Middle School serves 824 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Powell Middle School operates within the Hernando School District.

School Overview

The student population of 824 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 824 students
Powell Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Powell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Powell Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Powell 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 0.47 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
Powell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Powell Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
17%
30%
Powell Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
23%
Powell Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
71%
41%
Powell Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Powell 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.
0.47 0.46
Powell 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.
51%
52%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Hernando School District's student population of 22,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,037 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,385 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Hernando School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
22
Number of Students Managed 22,069 10,137
Hernando School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $207 MM $132 MM
Hernando School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $238 MM $140 MM
Hernando School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,037 $11,888
Hernando School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,385 $12,571
Hernando 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 Nature Coast Technical High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gulf Coast Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math (0.8 miles away)
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Powell has quality academic programs, as well as teachers, and facilities.
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