James A. Shanks Middle School

1400 West King St,

Quincy, FL, 32351-1436

Tel: (850)875-8737
Grades: 6-8

584 students

James A. Shanks Middle School serves 584 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
James A. Shanks Middle School operates within the Gadsden School District.

Overview

The student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 584 students
James A. Shanks Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
James A. Shanks Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James A. Shanks Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 15:1 15:1
James A. Shanks Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
James A. Shanks Middle School Asian (2010-2011)
Hispanic
16%
28%
James A. Shanks Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
79%
23%
James A. Shanks Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
43%
James A. Shanks Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James A. Shanks Middle School Sch Ethnicity James A. Shanks 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.
0.35 0.69
James A. Shanks Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
88%
49%
James A. Shanks Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
James A. Shanks Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,845 students has grown by 2705% over five years.
School District Name Gadsden School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
20
Number of Students Managed 6,845 9,762
Gadsden School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $63 MM $138 MM
Gadsden School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $159 MM
Gadsden School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $257,590 $13,793
Gadsden School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $254,734 $15,882
Gadsden 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 Drop Back In Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carter Parramore Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George W. Munroe Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Quincy George W. Munroe Elementary School
    1850 West King St
    Quincy , FL , 32351
    (850)875-8800
    0.4  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Quincy Drop Back In Academy
    Alternative School
    1046 4th St
    Quincy , FL , 32351
    (850)627-6030
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  96  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Quincy Gadsden Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    500 West King St
    Quincy , FL , 32351
    (850)627-7557
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Quincy Carter Parramore Academy
    Alternative School
    631 South Stewart St
    Quincy , FL , 32351
    (850)627-6030
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Quincy Hope Academy
    Alternative School
    631 South Stewart St
    Quincy , FL , 32351
    (850)627-6030
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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