Sarasota Middle School

Sarasota Middle School serves 1,147 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Sarasota Middle School operates within the Sarasota School District.

Overview

The student population of 1147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,147 students
Sarasota Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Sarasota Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sarasota Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less 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 16:1 15:1
Sarasota Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Sarasota Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
28%
Sarasota Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
23%
Sarasota Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
43%
Sarasota Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sarasota Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sarasota 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.
0.38 0.45
Sarasota 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.
25%
49%
Sarasota 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.
6%
8%
Sarasota Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,224 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Sarasota School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
23
Number of Students Managed 47,224 9,989
Sarasota School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $530 MM $138 MM
Sarasota School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $578 MM $159 MM
Sarasota School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,911 $13,793
Sarasota School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,078 $15,882
Sarasota 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 Suncoast Polytechnical High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Triad (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SarasotaAshton Elementary School
    5110 Ashton Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6440
    0.3 mi | 806 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SarasotaImagine School At Palmer Ranch
    Charter School
    6220 Mcintosh Rd
    SarasotaFL 34238
    (941)257-1124
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 618 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SarasotaSarasota County Technical Institute Elementary School
    Vocational School
    4748 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)924-1365
    Vocational School

    1.6 mi | 16 students | Gr. PK                      
  • SarasotaSuncoast Polytechnical High School
    Magnet School
    4650 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)921-3981
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | 549 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SarasotaTriad
    Alternative School
    4430 Beneva Rd
    SarasotaFL 34233
    (941)361-6752
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | 111 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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Did You Know?
Sarasota, 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 0.49, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Sarasota is Access To Education. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.