Emerald Coast Middle School

4019 Us Highway 98e
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Emerald Coast Middle School serves 961 students in grades 5-8.
Emerald Coast Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Emerald Coast Middle School's student population of 961 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students961 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Emerald Coast Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Emerald Coast Middle School is 0.37, 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
#546 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
78%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Emerald Coast Middle School is South Walton High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seaside Neighborhood School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van R. Butler Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Rosa Beach Van R. Butler Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 1,048 student
    0.0 miles
    6694 W County Highway 30a
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 622-5040
    0 PK-4 1,048
  • Santa Rosa Beach South Walton High School Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 783 students
    5.1 miles
    645 Greenway Trl
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 622-5020
    5.1 9-12 783
  • Santa Rosa Beach Seaside Neighborhood School Charter School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 5-12 | 347 students
    7.9 miles
    10 Smolian Circle
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 231-0396
    7.9 5-12 347
  • Santa Rosa Beach Bay Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    8.6 miles
    118 Gilmore Rd
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 622-5050
    8.6 PK-4 480
  • Destin Destin Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 746 students
    9.4 miles
    4608 Legendary Marina Dr
    Destin, FL 32541
    (850) 833-7655
    9.4 5-8 746

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