South Dade Middle School

South Dade Middle School serves 1,326 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 57%.
South Dade Middle School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 1326 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 1,326 students
South Dade Middle School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
South Dade Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
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 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.69. 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 (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Dade Middle School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
75%
28%
South Dade Middle School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
12%
23%
South Dade Middle School Black (2008-2012)
White
9%
43%
South Dade Middle School White (2008-2012)
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.
0.42 0.69
South Dade Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
81%
49%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
6%
8%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
20
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,762
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
Dade School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Neva King Cooper Educational Center (2.2 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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