Herbert A. Ammons Middle School

17990 Sw 142nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School serves 978 students in grades 6-8.
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 978 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Herbert A. Ammons Middle School's student population of 978 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
978 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is 0.35, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#136 out of 3655 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
80%
36%
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Black
8%
21%
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White
8%
36%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herbert A. Ammons Middle School's ranking?
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is ranked #136 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Herbert A. Ammons Middle School?
978 students attend Herbert A. Ammons Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Herbert A. Ammons Middle School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Herbert A. Ammons Middle School?
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Herbert A. Ammons Middle School offer ?
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Herbert A. Ammons Middle School part of?
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 978 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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