South Dade Middle School

South Dade Middle School serves 1,219 students in grades 4 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
South Dade Middle School operates within the Dade School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1219 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 1,219 students
South Dade Middle School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % South Dade Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
South Dade Middle School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade South Dade Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
South Dade Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Hispanic
80%
30%
South Dade Middle School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
12%
23%
South Dade Middle School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
8%
41%
South Dade Middle School White Students (2008-2014)
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.
0.34 0.46
South Dade Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
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.
86%
52%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
5%
6%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Dade School District's student population of 356,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,956 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
22
Number of Students Managed 356,233 10,137
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM $132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,669 MM $140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 $11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,610 $12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Everglades Preparatory Academy High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Academy Charter Middle School (country Pa) (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redondo Elementary School (1 miles away)
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