Compass Middle Charter School

550 East Clower St,

Bartow, FL, 33830-6403

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

188 students

Compass Middle Charter School serves 188 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Compass Middle Charter School operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 188 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 188 students
Compass Middle Charter School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Compass Middle Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Compass Middle Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Compass Middle Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Compass Middle Charter School Asian (2003-2008)
Hispanic
23%
28%
Compass Middle Charter School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
35%
23%
Compass Middle Charter School Black (2003-2012)
White
38%
43%
Compass Middle Charter School White (2003-2012)
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.
0.69 0.90
Compass Middle Charter School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
79%
49%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

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
20
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,122
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $915 MM n/a
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM n/a
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $0
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $0
Polk 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 Hospital Homebound (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bartow Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Floral Avenue Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bartow Bartow Middle School
    550 East Clower St
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0  mi  |  816  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bartow Floral Avenue Elementary School
    1530 South Floral Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.3  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bartow Hospital Homebound
    Special Education School
    1909 South Floral Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-0930
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Bartow Transition School
    Special Education School
    1915 South Floral Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)519-8169
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Bartow Polk Virtual Instruction Program
    1915 South Floral Ave Bartow
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7214
    0.3  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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