Herbert A. Ammons Middle School

  • Herbert A. Ammons Middle School serves 1,075 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Herbert A. Ammons Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Herbert A. Ammons Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Herbert A. Ammons Middle School's student population of 1,075 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,075 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is 0.44, 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 School Rank (16-17)#38 out of 3650 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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