Lake Alfred-addair Middle School

Lake Alfred-addair Middle School serves 699 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 699 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 699 students
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School American Indian (2011-2013)
Hispanic
32%
28%
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Hispanic (2007-2013)
Black
31%
23%
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Black (2007-2013)
White
34%
42%
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School White (2007-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lake Alfred-addair 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.
0.69 0.45
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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.
76%
51%
Lake Alfred-addair Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,343 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,343 9,797
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
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 New Beginnings High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Beginnings High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hartridge Academy (0.4 miles away)
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