James A. Shanks Middle School

1400 West King St

Quincy, FL 32351-1436

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

599 students

James A. Shanks Middle School serves 599 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
James A. Shanks Middle School operates within the Gadsden School District.

Overview

The student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 599 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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
Hispanic
19%
28%
Black
80%
23%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.33 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.
85%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,749 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Gadsden School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
22
Number of Students Managed 6,749 9,797
District Total Revenue $63 MM $138 MM
District Spending $62 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,795 $13,793
District Spending / Student $9,686 $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 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
  • QuincyGeorge W. Munroe Elementary School
    1850 West King St
    QuincyFL 32351
    (850)875-8800
    0.4 mi | 659 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • QuincyDrop Back In Academy
    Alternative School
    1046 4th St
    QuincyFL 32351
    (850)627-6030
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 106 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • QuincyGadsden Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    500 West King St
    QuincyFL 32351
    (850)627-7557
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 190 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • QuincyBold Step Infant Care Elementary School
    631 South Stewart St
    QuincyFL 32351
    (850)627-6030
    1.1 mi | 4 students | Gr. PK                      
  • QuincyCarter Parramore Academy
    Alternative School
    631 South Stewart St
    QuincyFL 32351
    (850)627-6030
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 179 students | Gr. 4-12                      

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