3050 Central Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Myers Middle Academy serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
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 declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
521 students
This chart display total students of Fort Myers Middle Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Fort Myers Middle Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fort Myers Middle Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Fort Myers Middle Academy by grade.

School Rankings

Fort Myers Middle Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3172 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Fort Myers Middle Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fort Myers Middle Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fort Myers Middle Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Myers Middle Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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%
4%
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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I can't say enough about how absolutely amazing, and helpful the staff is at this school. From day one I've been blown away at how inviting, friendly, and caring this staff has been. The teachers energy levels are off the charts. They are truly excited about what they do.
- Posted by

Review Fort Myers Middle Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links