Lake Gibson Middle School

Lake Gibson Middle School serves 1,175 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Lake Gibson Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 1175 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,175 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
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 0.62 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
22%
28%
Black
19%
23%
White
55%
42%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
57%
51%
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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,336 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,668 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,270 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,336 9,797
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
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 Lake Gibson Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sleepy Hill Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LakelandLake Gibson Senior High School
    7007 Socrum Loop Rd North
    LakelandFL 33809
    (863)853-6100
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1803 students                      
  • LakelandLake Gibson Step Up Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    7007 North Socrum Loop Rd
    LakelandFL 33809
    (863)853-6100
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • LakelandEdgar L. Padgett Elementary School
    110 Leelon Rd
    LakelandFL 33809
    (863)853-6044
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 499 students                      
  • LakelandWendell Watson Elementary School
    6800 Walt Williams Rd
    LakelandFL 33809
    (863)853-6060
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 779 students                      
  • LakelandDr. Ne Roberts Elementary School
    6600 Green Rd
    LakelandFL 33810
    (863)815-6633
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 636 students                      

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