Tavares Middle School

Tavares Middle School serves 978 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Tavares Middle School operates within the Lake School District.

Overview

The student population of 978 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 978 students
Tavares Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Tavares Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tavares Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 17:1 15:1
Tavares Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Tavares Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
14%
28%
Tavares Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
23%
Tavares Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
43%
Tavares Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tavares Middle School Sch Ethnicity Tavares 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.
0.50 0.69
Tavares 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.
45%
49%
Tavares 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.
10%
8%
Tavares Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,115 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Lake School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
20
Number of Students Managed 44,115 9,762
Lake School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $386 MM $138 MM
Lake School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $366 MM $159 MM
Lake School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,414 $13,793
District Spending / Student $8,931 $15,882
Lake 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 Lake County Acer Program (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lake County Acer Program (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake County Acer Program (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tavares Lake County Acer Program
    Alternative School
    551 West Main St
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)253-6675
    Alternative School
    2.3  mi  |  16  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Tavares Tavares High School
    603 North New Hampshire Ave
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)343-3007
    2.9  mi  |  1318  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tavares Nonschool Exceptional Education
    Special Education School
    201 West Burleigh Blvd
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)253-6600
    Special Education School
    3  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tavares Lake Virtual Franchise
    201 West Burleigh Blvd
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)253-6550
    3  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Tavares Non School Pk
    Alternative School
    201 West Burleigh Blvd
    Tavares , FL , 32778
    (352)253-6780
    Alternative School
    3  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  PK

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Lake 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 0.59, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Lake County is Gurnee School District 56 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.