Kanapaha Middle School

Kanapaha Middle School serves 971 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Kanapaha Middle School operates within the Alachua School District.

Overview

The student population of 971 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 971 students
Kanapaha Middle School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Kanapaha Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2013)
Students by Grade Kanapaha Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Kanapaha Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Kanapaha Middle School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
10%
28%
Kanapaha Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
26%
23%
Kanapaha Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
53%
42%
Kanapaha Middle School White Students (1997-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Kanapaha Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Kanapaha 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.
0.64 0.45
Kanapaha Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
36%
51%
Kanapaha Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Kanapaha Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,732 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,666 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
22
Number of Students Managed 29,064 9,797
Alachua School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $138 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM $159 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $13,793
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $15,882
Alachua School District 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 F. W. Buchholz High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Clarke Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kimball Wiles Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GainesvilleKimball Wiles Elementary School
    4601 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-6955
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 728 students                      
  • GainesvilleWiles Head Start Elementary School
    4556 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-7010
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK | 68 students                      
  • GainesvilleEinstein Montessori School
    Charter School
    5910 Sw Archer Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)335-4321
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. 2-8 | 112 students                      
  • GainesvilleLawton M. Chiles Elementary School
    2525 School House Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)333-2825
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 623 students                      
  • GainesvilleMyra Terwilliger Elementary School
    301 Nw 62nd St
    GainesvilleFL 32607
    (352)955-6717
    3.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 692 students                      

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