Turkey Creek Middle School

Turkey Creek Middle School serves 963 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Turkey Creek Middle School operates within the Hillsborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 963 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 963 students
Turkey Creek Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Turkey Creek Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Turkey Creek Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Turkey Creek Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Turkey Creek Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
45%
28%
Turkey Creek Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
23%
Turkey Creek Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
43%
Turkey Creek Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Turkey Creek Middle School Sch Ethnicity Turkey Creek 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.
0.59 0.90
Turkey Creek 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.
64%
49%
Turkey Creek 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.
8%
8%
Turkey Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,122
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM n/a
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM n/a
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $0
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $0
Hillsborough 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 Durant High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Willis Peters Exceptional Center (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robinson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Plant City Robinson Elementary School
    4801 South Turkey Creek Rd
    Plant City , FL , 33567
    (813)757-9424
    0.2  mi  |  610  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Plant City Walden Lake Elementary School
    2800 Turkey Creek Rd
    Plant City , FL , 33566
    (813)757-9433
    2.3  mi  |  871  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Plant City Trapnell Elementary School
    1605 South Trapnell Rd
    Plant City , FL , 33566
    (813)757-9313
    2.5  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dover Nelson Elementary School
    5413 Durant Rd
    Dover , FL , 33527
    (813)651-2120
    3.2  mi  |  802  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Plant City Durant High School
    4748 Cougar Path
    Plant City , FL , 33567
    (813)757-9075
    4  mi  |  2204  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 24, 2010 - If you have a child with an IEP, you better scream real loud to be sure it is followed. As a parent, don't wait for them to email or call you back, they aren't very good at that. Administration does not keep their word. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 26, 2007 - turkey creek is a very nice school, but it needs more oppurtunities. I am a student here. The imviroment around this school is okay, but not the best. I love this school but it needs some work. Give the kids more chances to do what they love. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Plant City, 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 0.62, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Plant City is Lincoln Elementary Magnet School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.