Compass Middle Charter School

550 Clower St East

Bartow, FL 33830-6403

Tel: (863)519-8701
Grades: 5-8

163 students

Compass Middle Charter School serves 163 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Compass Middle Charter School operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 163 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 163 students
Compass Middle Charter School Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Compass Middle Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade Compass Middle Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 14:1 15:1
Compass Middle Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Compass Middle Charter School American Indian (2003-2013)
Hispanic
27%
28%
Compass Middle Charter School Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
32%
23%
Compass Middle Charter School Black (2003-2013)
White
39%
42%
Compass Middle Charter School White (2003-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Compass Middle Charter School Sch Ethnicity Compass Middle Charter 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.
0.68 0.45
Compass Middle Charter School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
80%
51%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,336 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,336 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 Hospital Homebound (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bartow Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Floral Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BartowBartow Middle School
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0.1 mi | 849 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BartowFloral Avenue Elementary School
    1530 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.4 mi | 538 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BartowHospital Homebound
    Special Education School
    1909 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-0930
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | 70 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LakelandPolk Virtual Instruction Program
    900 Lowery Ave
    LakelandFL 33801
    (863)534-7214
    0.4 mi | 131 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • BartowBartow Senior High School
    1270 Broadway Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7400
    0.4 mi | 2030 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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