Herbert A. Ammons Middle School
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School serves 1,042 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 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 1,042 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 93%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 93% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 91% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School's student population of 1,042 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Herbert A. Ammons Middle School is 0.33, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 3628 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Review Herbert A. Ammons Middle School. 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
What does the Country's Most Expensive School Look Like?
Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools win the award for the country’s most expensive campus, clocking in at a price tag of one-half of a billion dollars. Take a walk down the hall to experience the priciest public school in America.
Detroit Schools: District Is Failing Its Students According To Test Scores
We report on dismal math and reading test scores of Detroit public school students and what’s being done to bring scores up to par.
August 05, 2022Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.