Deerlake Middle School

9902 Deer Lk W
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Deerlake Middle School serves 992 students in grades 6-8.
Deerlake Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Deerlake Middle School's student population of 992 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students992 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Deerlake Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Deerlake Middle School is 0.49, 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
#136 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
33%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
70%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deerlake Middle School is Lawton Chiles High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William J Montford Iii Middle School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Killearn Lakes Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallahassee Killearn Lakes Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 860 students
    1.9 miles
    8037 Deer Lk E
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    (850) 921-1265
    1.9 PK-5 860
  • Tallahassee Lawton Chiles High School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,077 students
    3.2 miles
    7200 Lawton Chiles Ln
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    (850) 488-1756
    3.2 9-12 2,077
  • Tallahassee Hawks Rise Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 870 students
    3.9 miles
    205 Meadow Ridge Dr
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    (850) 487-4733
    3.9 PK-5 870
  • Tallahassee Desoto Trail Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
    4.9 miles
    5200 Tredington Park Dr
    Tallahassee, FL 32309
    (850) 488-4511
    4.9 PK-5 677
  • Tallahassee Roberts Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 857 students
    6.3 miles
    5777 Pimlico Dr
    Tallahassee, FL 32309
    (850) 488-0923
    6.3 PK-5 857

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