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
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
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 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 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
23%
28%
Black
35%
23%
White
38%
43%
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 0.45
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.
79%
49%
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 (2003-2013)

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
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 (0.3 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BartowBartow Middle School
    550 East Clower St
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0 mi | 816 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BartowFloral Avenue Elementary School
    1530 South Floral Ave
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.3 mi | 501 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BartowHospital Homebound
    Special Education School
    1909 South Floral Ave
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-0930
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | 64 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BartowTransition School
    Special Education School
    1915 South Floral Ave
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)519-8169
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | 51 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • BartowPolk Virtual Instruction Program
    1915 South Floral Ave Bartow
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7214
    0.3 mi | 77 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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Did You Know?
Bartow, 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 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Bartow is Jean O'dell Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.