Lake Gibson Middle School

  • Lake Gibson Middle School serves 1,130 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Lake Gibson Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,130 students
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lake Gibson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLake Gibson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Lake Gibson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Lake Gibson Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
22%
31%
Lake Gibson Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
19%
23%
Lake Gibson Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
54%
40%
Lake Gibson Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lake Gibson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Gibson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.630.70
Lake Gibson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
53%
Lake Gibson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Lake Gibson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Polk School District's student population of 99,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,435 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,719 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NamePolk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
162
22
Number of Students Managed99,72310,184
Polk School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$915 MM$132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$942 MM$140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,435$11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,719$12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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