Compass Middle Charter School

Tel: (863)519-8701
  • Compass Middle Charter School serves 181 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Compass Middle Charter School operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 181 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 181 students
Compass Middle Charter School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Compass Middle Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Compass Middle Charter School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Compass Middle Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more 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 20:1 16:1
Compass Middle Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Compass Middle Charter School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
38%
31%
Compass Middle Charter School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
33%
23%
Compass Middle Charter School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
26%
40%
Compass Middle Charter School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Compass Middle Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Compass Middle Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Compass Middle Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.46
Compass Middle Charter School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
73%
53%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Compass Middle Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Polk School District's student population of 99,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,120 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,001 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
162
22
Number of Students Managed 99,723 10,184
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $893 MM $122 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $882 MM $125 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,120 $12,021
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,001 $12,230
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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