Ferrell Middle Magnet School

4302 N 24th St
Tampa, FL 33610
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 390 students in grades 6-8, Ferrell Middle Magnet School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ferrell Middle Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ferrell Middle Magnet School's student population of 390 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Ferrell Middle Magnet School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ferrell Middle Magnet School is 0.67, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1732 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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47%
48%
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51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
36%
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Black
47%
21%
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White
14%
36%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ferrell Middle Magnet School's ranking?
Ferrell Middle Magnet School is ranked #1732 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Ferrell Middle Magnet School often compared to?
Ferrell Middle Magnet Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Williams Middle Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Ferrell Middle Magnet School?
390 students attend Ferrell Middle Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Ferrell Middle Magnet School students are Black, 31% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ferrell Middle Magnet School?
Ferrell Middle Magnet School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Ferrell Middle Magnet School offer ?
Ferrell Middle Magnet School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ferrell Middle Magnet School part of?
Ferrell Middle Magnet School is part of Hillsborough School District.
In what neighborhood is Ferrell Middle Magnet School located?
Ferrell Middle Magnet School is located in the Belmont Heights neighborhood of Tampa, FL. There are 4 other public schools located in Belmont Heights.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break/Non-Student Days *
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break/Non-Student Days
March 17, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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