Elizabeth Cobb Middle School

Elizabeth Cobb Middle School serves 769 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School operates within the Leon School District.

Overview

The student population of 769 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 769 students
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 19:1 15:1
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
28%
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
46%
23%
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
41%
43%
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Sch Ethnicity Elizabeth Cobb 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.
0.62 0.90
Elizabeth Cobb 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.
35%
49%
Elizabeth Cobb 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%
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,583 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Leon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
20
Number of Students Managed 35,583 9,122
Leon School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $329 MM n/a
Leon School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $366 MM n/a
Leon School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,128 $0
Leon School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,261 $0
Leon 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 Leon High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is C.k. Steele-leroy Collins Charter Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kate Sullivan Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tallahassee Kate Sullivan Elementary School
    927 Miccosukee Rd
    Tallahassee , FL , 32308
    (850)487-1216
    0.1  mi  |  838  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Leon High School
    550 East Tennessee St
    Tallahassee , FL , 32308
    (850)488-1971
    0.6  mi  |  1904  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tallahassee C.k. Steele-leroy Collins Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    428 West Tennessee St
    Tallahassee , FL , 32301
    (850)681-1929
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tallahassee Ruediger Elementary School
    526 West 10th Ave
    Tallahassee , FL , 32303
    (850)488-1074
    1.3  mi  |  477  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Raa Middle School
    Magnet School
    401 West Tharpe St
    Tallahassee , FL , 32303
    (850)488-6287
    Magnet School
    1.4  mi  |  903  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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