Jefferson Davis Middle School

7050 Melvin Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Davis Middle School serves 882 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Davis Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Jefferson Davis Middle School's student population of 882 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Davis Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Jefferson Davis Middle School is 0.62, 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
#3422 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
56%
22%
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White
24%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Davis Middle School is Westside High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waverly Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Hill Academy (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Oak Hill Academy Special Education School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 178 students
    0.2 miles
    6910 Daughtry Blvd S
    Jacksonville, FL 32210
    (904) 573-1030
    0.2 PK-6 178
  • Jacksonville Westside High School Math: 45% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,597 student
    0.6 miles
    5530 Firestone Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32244
    (904) 573-1170
    0.6 9-12 1,597
  • Jacksonville Cedar Hills Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
    0.7 miles
    6534 Ish Brant Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32210
    (904) 573-1050
    0.7 PK-5 540
  • Jacksonville Waverly Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 117 students
    0.7 miles
    5710 Wesconnett Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32244
    (904) 647-8552
    0.7 6-8 117
  • Jacksonville School Of Success Academy-sos Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 175 students
    1.0 miles
    6974 Wilson Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32210
    (904) 573-0880
    1 6-8 175

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