Gulf Middle School

1809 Sw 36th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gulf Middle School serves 780 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gulf Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gulf Middle School's student population of 780 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students780 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Gulf Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Gulf Middle School is 0.55, 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
#829 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
33%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gulf Middle School is Ida S. Baker High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oasis Charter Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gulf Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cape Coral Gulf Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,062 student
    0.3 miles
    3400 Sw 17th Pl
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 549-2726
    0.3 PK-5 1,062
  • Cape Coral Ida S. Baker High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,824 student
    0.4 miles
    3500 Agualinda Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 458-6690
    0.4 9-12 1,824
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 896 students
    0.8 miles
    3415 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 542-1577
    0.8 PK-5 896
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 728 students
    0.8 miles
    3519 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 541-1167
    0.8 9-12 728
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    0.8 miles
    3507 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 945-1999
    0.8 6-8 812

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