Kanapaha Middle School

Kanapaha Middle School serves 918 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Kanapaha Middle School operates within the Alachua School District.

Overview

The student population of 918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 918 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade Kanapaha Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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
Asian
6%
2%
Hispanic
8%
28%
Black
23%
23%
White
54%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Kanapaha Middle School Sch Ethnicity Kanapaha 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.
0.64 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.
31%
49%
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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
23
Number of Students Managed 28,719 9,989
Alachua School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $138 MM
Alachua School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM $159 MM
Alachua School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $13,793
Alachua School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $15,882
Alachua 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 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 Students Grades
  • GainesvilleKimball Wiles Elementary School
    4601 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-6955
    0.4 mi | 748 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GainesvilleWiles Head Start Elementary School
    4556 Sw 75th St
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)955-7010
    0.7 mi | 57 students | Gr. PK                      
  • GainesvilleEinstein Montessori School
    Charter School
    5930 Sw Archer Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)335-4321
    Charter School

    1 mi | 106 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • GainesvilleLawton M. Chiles Elementary School
    2525 Schoolhouse Rd
    GainesvilleFL 32608
    (352)333-2825
    2.2 mi | 731 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GainesvilleMyra Terwilliger Elementary School
    301 Nw 62nd St
    GainesvilleFL 32607
    (352)955-6717
    3.5 mi | 684 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Gainesville, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Gainesville is J. J. Finley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.