Davidsen Middle School

  • Davidsen Middle School serves 1,098 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Davidsen Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Davidsen Middle School's student population of 1,098 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,098 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Davidsen Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Davidsen Middle School is 0.61, which is less 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#1838 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
30%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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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School Reviews

  3.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
Great school.....except most of the teachers are super boring and talk like robots. Although some of the teachers are super nice and make class interesting. School security is also really good, and even nice. I'm thankful their there. The music departments such as chorus, band, and orchestra are also really fun and educating :)
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4  
The new principal this year is responsive and has put some new policies into effect that must be working. This year the number of honor roll students has nearly doubled compared to last year. My 6th grader is happy and doing well in her classes. She enjoys band and is looking forward to adding dance to her schedule next year. Her teachers are effective for the most part and seem to give thoughtful assignments. The campus is fairly well maintained and easy to navigate.
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2  
I am a student here at DMS. I am in the smartest classes and I must say that about a quarter of my class is not in the right class. The band, and art programs here are great! They have very nice teachers! There are 5 sports we play. 1st 9 weeks: Basket Ball 2nd 9 weeks: Track 3rd 9 weeks: Soccer 4th 9 weeks: Girls:Volley ball, Boys: Flag Football At the end of each 9 weeks (exept the last) every one who got straight A's on there report card (Conduct included) recieves a T-Shirt (New design each year & New color every 9 weeks), and a breakfast. Towards the end of the year there is an awards ceremony! If you got straight A's for the first 3 nine weeks, you get a trophy. If you recieved A's & B's you recieve a medal. Over all I think this school would be a lot better if it was just for smart people or if they actually put the Smart people in smart classes, average people in average classes, and Not-so-smart people in Not-so-smart classes.
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