Palm Harbor Middle School

Palm Harbor Middle School serves 1,449 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Palm Harbor Middle School operates within the Pinellas School District.

Overview

The student population of 1449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,449 students
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palm Harbor 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 0.34 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 17:1 15:1
Palm Harbor Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Palm Harbor Middle School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
9%
28%
Palm Harbor Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
3%
23%
Palm Harbor Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
43%
Palm Harbor Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palm Harbor Middle School Sch Ethnicity Palm Harbor 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.
0.34 0.90
Palm Harbor 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.
26%
49%
Palm Harbor 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.
5%
8%
Palm Harbor Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 103,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pinellas School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
23
Number of Students Managed 103,776 9,989
Pinellas School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,068 MM $138 MM
District Spending $1,153 MM $159 MM
Pinellas School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,072 $13,793
Pinellas School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,874 $15,882
Pinellas 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 Palm Harbor University High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Joseph L. Carwise Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ozona Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm Harbor Ozona Elementary School
    601 Tampa Rd
    Palm Harbor , FL , 34683
    (727)724-1589
    1.2  mi  |  789  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Palm Harbor Palm Harbor University High School
    Magnet School
    1900 Omaha St
    Palm Harbor , FL , 34683
    (727)669-1131
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  2515  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palm Harbor Palm Harbor Community School
    1900 Omaha St
    Palm Harbor , FL , 34683
    (727)669-1140
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Palm Harbor Plato Academy North K-8 Charter School
    Charter School
    1601 Curlew Rd North
    Palm Harbor , FL , 34683
    (727)793-2400
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Palm Harbor Lake St. George Elementary School
    2855 County Rd 95
    Palm Harbor , FL , 34684
    (727)669-1161
    1.6  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 09, 2010 - I went to Palm harbor middle back in 1997-1999, I tutored as Mrs Karow's T.A. for 6th period from 1999-2003. I was an honoroll student and even made deans list by 8th grade. If it wasnt for the great teachers here I would of dropped out. My Elm years were troubling with my learning disability. The teachers here do care if your kids are willing to learn. This school is well maintained and has high FCAT scores. I plan on returning to tutor again in math for 6th-8th graders. The work load depends on the teacher, and they are preparing students for highschool. Highschool is much harder then middle school and your child will have a much greater workload. HomeWork is important, and very neccesary for students to learn quickly. Use Flash cards! Guaranteed A in vocabulary, and helps in all classes for studying and math. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 15, 2010 - Special needs are not well taken care of. It has been a disappointing experience. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Palm Harbor, 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 0.36, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Palm Harbor is Joseph L. Carwise Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.