Sarasota Middle School

Sarasota Middle School serves 1,219 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Sarasota Middle School operates within the Sarasota School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1219 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,219 students
Sarasota Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sarasota Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Sarasota Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sarasota Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 16:1 16:1
Sarasota Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Sarasota Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
14%
30%
Sarasota Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
23%
Sarasota Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
77%
41%
Sarasota Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sarasota Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sarasota 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.
0.39 0.46
Sarasota 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%
Sarasota 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.
4%
6%
Sarasota Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,357 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,387 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sarasota School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
22
Number of Students Managed 41,391 10,137
Sarasota School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $132 MM
Sarasota School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $511 MM $140 MM
Sarasota School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,357 $11,888
Sarasota School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,387 $12,571
Sarasota 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 Suncoast Polytechnical High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Triad (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SarasotaAshton Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 834 students5110 Ashton Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6440
    0.3PK-5834
  • SarasotaImagine School At Palmer Ranch
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 565 students6220 Mcintosh Rd
    SarasotaFL 34238
    (941)257-1124
    1.1PK-8565
  • SarasotaSarasota County Technical Institute Elementary School
    Vocational School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK | 12 students4748 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)924-1365
    1.6PK12
  • SarasotaSuncoast Polytechnical High School
    Magnet School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 528 students4650 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)921-3981
    1.89-12528
  • SarasotaTriad
    Alternative School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 99 students4430 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6752
    1.86-1299

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