South Dade Middle School

South Dade Middle School serves 1,265 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
South Dade Middle School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 1265 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 1,265 students
South Dade Middle School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
South Dade Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade South Dade Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
South Dade Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
78%
28%
South Dade Middle School Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
13%
23%
South Dade Middle School Black (2008-2013)
White
9%
42%
South Dade Middle School White (2008-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Dade Middle School Sch Ethnicity South Dade Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.37 0.45
South Dade Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
85%
51%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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%
7%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,289 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,289 9,797
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Everglades Preparatory Academy High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Academy Charter Middle School (country Pa (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redondo Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HomesteadRedondo Elementary School
    18480 Sw 304th St
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)247-5943
    1 mi | 697 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • HomesteadEverglades Preparatory Academy High School
    Charter School
    2251 East Mowry Dr
    HomesteadFL 33033
    (786)601-1969
    Charter School

    1.8 mi | 185 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HomesteadLaura C. Saunders Elementary School
    505 Sw 8th St
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)247-3933
    1.9 mi | 702 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Oaks Academy
    Charter School
    47 Nw 16th St
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)246-4949
    Charter School

    1.9 mi | 52 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy Charter Middle School (country Pa
    Charter School
    1700 North Krome Ave
    HomesteadFL 33030
    (305)246-4949
    Charter School

    1.9 mi | 40 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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