Ransom Middle School

Ransom Middle School serves 1,358 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Ransom Middle School operates within the Escambia School District.

Overview

The student population of 1358 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,358 students
Ransom Middle School Total Students (1990-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Ransom Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Ransom 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 0.39 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 18:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
2%
28%
Black
13%
23%
White
77%
43%
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.
0.39 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.
34%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,785 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Escambia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
23
Number of Students Managed 45,785 9,989
Escambia School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $138 MM
Escambia School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $412 MM $159 MM
Escambia School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,486 $13,793
Escambia School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,078 $15,882
Escambia 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 J. M. Tate Senior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beulah Academy Of Science (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jim Allen Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CantonmentJ. M. Tate Senior High School
    1771 Tate Rd
    CantonmentFL 32533
    (850)937-2300
    2.5 mi | 1927 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GonzalezEscambia Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    391 90 And 9 Ranch Rd
    GonzalezFL 32560
    (850)937-0500
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    3.3 mi | 127 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PensacolaBeulah Academy Of Science
    Charter School
    8633 Buelah Rd
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)944-2822
    Charter School

    3.9 mi | 286 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CantonmentJim Allen Elementary School
    1051 Hwy 95a North
    CantonmentFL 32533
    (850)937-2260
    4 mi | 646 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PensacolaPine Meadow Elementary School
    10001 Omar Ave
    PensacolaFL 32534
    (850)494-5630
    4.3 mi | 856 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 05, 2009 - Great p.e teachers (not mrs brown). Awesome parent involvement! Love the teachers! Alot of fun extracurricular activities. (wish they had cheerleading for 6th graders)But i give this school 6 stars! I love it :) Im a 6th grader at Ransom. Try it out sometime. Very clean and organized. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended August 31, 2009 - Ransom has to be the best middle school in the county. It has great teachers, an awsome principal, and wonderful academic programs. I would defenetly recommend Ransom for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. :) - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Escambia County, 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 0.43, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Escambia County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.