Fort Myers Middle Academy

  • Fort Myers Middle Academy serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Myers Middle Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Fort Myers Middle Academy's student population of 521 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students521 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Fort Myers Middle Academy
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Myers Middle Academy 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 Fort Myers Middle Academy 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#3231 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
53%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Myers Middle Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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