Shelley S. Boone Middle School

Shelley S. Boone Middle School serves 893 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Shelley S. Boone Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 893 students
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Shelley S. Boone 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 0.62 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
55%
28%
Black
20%
23%
White
21%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Shelley S. Boone Middle School Sch Ethnicity Shelley S. Boone 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 0.45
Shelley S. Boone 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.
82%
49%
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk 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 Haines City Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Polk Virtual Franchise (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Polk Virtual Franchise (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Haines CityHaines City Senior High School
    2800 Hornet Dr
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)421-3281
    0.5 mi | 2085 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Haines CityPolk Virtual Franchise
    701 Ledwith Ave
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)419-3342
    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Haines CityDaniel Jenkins Academy Of Technology Middle School
    701 Ledwith Ave
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)421-3267
    0.7 mi | 506 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Haines CityEastside Elementary School
    1820 East Johnson Ave
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)421-3254
    0.8 mi | 1028 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Haines CityHaines City Headstart Center
    1008 Ave D
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)419-3427
    1.3 mi | 88 students | Gr. PK                      

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Did You Know?
Polk 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 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.