Powell Middle School

Powell Middle School serves 937 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Powell Middle School operates within the Hernando School District.

Overview

The student population of 937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 937 students
Powell Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Powell Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Powell Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 16:1 15:1
Powell Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Powell Middle School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
16%
28%
Powell Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
7%
23%
Powell Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
73%
42%
Powell Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Powell Middle School Sch Ethnicity Powell 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.
0.44 0.45
Powell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
44%
51%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hernando School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
23
Number of Students Managed 22,237 9,989
Hernando School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $138 MM
District Spending $241 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,445 $13,793
Hernando School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,590 $15,882
Hernando 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 Nature Coast Technical High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Hernando Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spring HillChallenger K-8 School Of Science And Math
    Magnet School
    13400 Elgin Blvd
    Spring HillFL 34609
    (352)797-7024
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 1582 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Spring HillSpring Hill Elementary School
    6001 Mariner Blvd
    Spring HillFL 34609
    (352)797-7030
    1.6 mi | 695 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BrooksvilleChocachatti Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4135 California St
    BrooksvilleFL 34604
    (352)797-7067
    Magnet School

    2.5 mi | 874 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BrooksvilleNature Coast Technical High School
    Magnet School
    4057 California St
    BrooksvilleFL 34604
    (352)797-7088
    Magnet School

    2.6 mi | 1337 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BrooksvilleNature Coast Technical High- Adult
    4057 California St
    BrooksvilleFL 34604
    (352)797-7091
    2.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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  • Recommended November 25, 2013 - Powell has quality academic programs, as well as teachers, and facilities. - Posted by Parent

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