Ransom Middle School

Ransom Middle School serves 1,431 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Ransom Middle School operates within the Escambia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1431 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,431 students
Ransom Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Ransom Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Ransom Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Ransom Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 18:1 16:1
Ransom Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Ransom Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
4%
30%
Ransom Middle School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
15%
23%
Ransom Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
75%
41%
Ransom Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Ransom 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.
0.42 0.46
Ransom Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
40%
52%
Ransom 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.
4%
6%
Ransom Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Escambia School District's student population of 40,753 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,722 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,538 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Escambia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
22
Number of Students Managed 40,753 10,137
Escambia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $395 MM $132 MM
Escambia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $387 MM $140 MM
Escambia School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,722 $11,888
Escambia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,538 $12,571
Escambia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 J. M. Tate Senior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beulah Academy Of Science (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jim Allen Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CantonmentJ. M. Tate Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1994 students
    2.5 miles
    1771 Tate Rd
    CantonmentFL 32533
    (850)937-2300
    2.59-121994
  • GonzalezEscambia Charter SchoolAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 120 students
    3.3 miles
    391 90 And 9 Ranch Rd
    GonzalezFL 32560
    (850)937-0500
    3.39-12120
  • PensacolaBeulah Academy Of ScienceCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 288 students
    3.9 miles
    8633 Beulah Rd
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)944-2822
    3.96-8288
  • CantonmentJim Allen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
    4 miles
    1051 North Hwy 95a
    CantonmentFL 32533
    (850)937-2260
    4PK-5603
  • PensacolaPine Meadow Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 948 students
    4.3 miles
    10001 Omar Ave
    PensacolaFL 32534
    (850)494-5630
    4.3PK-5948

School Reviews

Great p.e teachers (not mrs brown). Awesome parent involvement! Love the teachers! Alot of fun extracurricular activities. (wish they had cheerleading for 6th graders)But i give this school 6 stars! I love it :) Im a 6th grader at Ransom. Try it out sometime. Very clean and organized.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/05/09
Ransom has to be the best middle school in the county. It has great teachers, an awsome principal, and wonderful academic programs. I would defenetly recommend Ransom for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. :)
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 08/31/09

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