Driftwood Middle School

  • Driftwood Middle School serves 1,359 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Driftwood Middle School's student population of 1,359 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Driftwood Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Driftwood Middle School is 0.68, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1563 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
32%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
21%
39%
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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 Driftwood Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.680.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.60 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
Very happy with the school, my two boys are doing well. This is our second year in the school and all the teachers that they had or have are great. The PTSA is working hard to do extra activities for the kids and the staff, all my respect to the members of the PTSA board that donate their time to make the school better. I only have good comments about the staff, I had a couple of issues with my boys and they were handled fast and well.
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1  
My opinion of this school is very low. This school is overcrowded and a child that has learning differences and relies on his IEP being followed will get left behind and forgotten. His grades are dropping and I feel like there is no help or intervention from this school. Driftwood Middle is leaving my child behind.I have met with the ESE team more than once and all they tell me is his IEP is not due to be reviewed until March. This happened September and October meanwhile he is having difficulties that are being addressed. This school put a child with a specific math learning disability in advanced math...... I mean really??? His IEP is not being followed in other classes as well. His grades are dropping and I feel like there is no help or intervention from this school.
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5  
I like this school it`s good
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2  
My brother goes to this school and I am just now getting there and he said the teachers and staff do work hard and can be a little frustrating but most of the problems he has had is with the students. He is in 8th grade now and I am in 6th and by telling me tips I'm thinking of this school as an OK school so far.
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5  
This is a pretty okay school.
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