Green Cove Springs Junior High School

Green Cove Springs Junior High School serves 886 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Green Cove Springs Junior High School operates within the Clay School District.

Overview

The student population of 886 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 886 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
8%
28%
Black
12%
23%
White
76%
42%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.40 0.45
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.
23%
51%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,283 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,733 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,701 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
22
Number of Students Managed 35,283 9,797
District Total Revenue $314 MM $138 MM
District Spending $349 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,733 $13,793
District Spending / Student $9,701 $15,882
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 Clay Virtual Instruction Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clay Virtual Instruction Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles E. Bennett Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Green Cove SpringsCharles E. Bennett Elementary School
    1 South Oakridge Ave
    Green Cove SpringsFL 32043
    (904)529-2126
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 758 students                      
  • Green Cove SpringsClay Virtual Instruction Program
    23 Green St
    Green Cove SpringsFL 32043
    (904)529-2612
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 8 students                      
  • Green Cove SpringsR. C. Bannerman Learning Center
    Alternative School
    608 Mill St
    Green Cove SpringsFL 32043
    (904)529-2100
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 163 students                      
  • Green Cove SpringsClay Virtual Academy
    23 Green St
    Green Cove SpringsFL 32043
    (904)529-4804
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 184 students                      
  • Green Cove SpringsClay Virtual Franchise
    23 Green St
    Green Cove SpringsFL 32043
    (904)529-2612
    0.5 mi | Gr. 4-12 | n/a students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 16, 2010 - This is one of the worst schools ever to catch my eye. There staff is horrible and they never keep you posted.One of the teachers called supan called my daughter a big slutty whore. - Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.