Lake Gibson Middle School

  • Lake Gibson Middle School serves 1,155 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Lake Gibson Middle School's student population of 1,155 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,155 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Gibson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Gibson Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2339 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Gibson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Gibson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
32%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
51%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Gibson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.640.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Gibson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOLK School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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