4530 28th Ct
Vero Beach, FL 32967
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gifford Middle School serves 696 students in grades 6-8.
Gifford Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gifford Middle School's student population of 696 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Gifford Middle School 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 Gifford Middle School is 0.66, 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.
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1941 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
33%
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Black
31%
22%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 30%)

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