Benito Middle School

  • Benito Middle School serves 1,084 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Benito Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Benito Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Benito Middle School's student population of 1,084 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,084 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benito Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Benito Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#978 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
33%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
34%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benito Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.750.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Great school administration is nice and very helpful to all the students,any problem the school has is fixed immediately. Great for any student that wants a education with great teachers in all grade level and great kids around them.
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5  
This school is great! The band program is outstanding. I would recommend this school to anyone or any kid of any academic level.
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2  
If your a sixth grader and Arab you might be called out or embarrassed by school administration and teachers don't care about the students like me
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