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 14% 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 decreased from 17:1 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Sarasota Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
14%
30%
Sarasota Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
23%
Sarasota Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
77%
41%
Sarasota Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sarasota Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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 (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.
25%
52%
Sarasota 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%
Sarasota Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Sarasota School District's student population of 41,395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,357 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
The district's 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 41,395 10,137
Sarasota School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $132 MM
Sarasota School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $511 MM $140 MM
Sarasota School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,357 $11,888
Sarasota School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,387 $12,571
Sarasota School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 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
    Grades: PK-5 | 834 students
    0.3 miles
    5110 Ashton Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6440
    0.3PK-5834
  • SarasotaImagine School At Palmer RanchCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 565 students
    1.1 miles
    6220 Mcintosh Rd
    SarasotaFL 34238
    (941)257-1124
    1.1PK-8565
  • SarasotaSarasota County Technical Institute Elementary SchoolVocational School
    Grades: PK | 12 students
    1.6 miles
    4748 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)924-1365
    1.6PK12
  • SarasotaSuncoast Polytechnical High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 528 students
    1.8 miles
    4650 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)921-3981
    1.89-12528
  • SarasotaTriadAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 99 students
    1.8 miles
    4430 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6752
    1.86-1299

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