Howard Middle School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
1655 Nw 10th St
Ocala, FL 34475
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Howard Middle School serves 1,085 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Howard Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Howard Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Howard Middle School's student population of 1,085 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,085 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Howard Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Howard Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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
#1438 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
33%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
35%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Howard Middle School is Mcso Juveniles (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Street Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts (0.6 miles away)
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School Reviews

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I say this with a resounding "!!!!!!" and this is in light of all the opportunity and academic programs and opportunity's your website says you offer. Being a combat veteran of the U.S Navy and Army for a combined 20 years service, I have come to know certain things as being a constant and a must if you wish to run any organization or group with any level of professionalism and productivity. Most of this is gauged by how you manage the lowest or smallest increment of that product. That is why i say i would not recommend your school. I have surfed your site for an hour and seen all you talk about and boast and your fine points and accalades or reasons a person should enroll their child. In all your self gratifying and edifying you missed one thing or covered it so well in hyperbole that it would take to much time to find. The item i speak of is you "Recommended School Supply List" What is the child to bring in way of school supplys. Where have you hidden this on your website or is it not there at all. If this is normal practice..fine then put it out there where it can be found so a parent (new or otherwise) won't spend uneccesary time looking over your pages of blow harding to find nothing! Get it right!...It matters not if you have the best weapon on the planet if you can't load it or know how to fire it!
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