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 declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,130 students
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lake Gibson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Lake Gibson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Lake Gibson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Lake Gibson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lake Gibson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Lake Gibson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Gibson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.63 0.46
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 (1989-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Polk School District's student population of 99,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,120 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,001 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
162
22
Number of Students Managed 99,723 10,184
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $893 MM $122 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $882 MM $125 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,120 $12,021
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,001 $12,230
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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