Carver Middle School

  • Carver Middle School serves 862 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Carver Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Carver Middle School's student population of 862 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carver Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carver Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carver Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carver Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carver Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
77%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carver Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
7%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carver Middle School and the percentage of White students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carver Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.390.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carver Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carver Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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