Lake Weir Middle School

  • Lake Weir Middle School serves 1,101 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lake Weir 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 student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Lake Weir Middle School's student population of 1,101 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Weir 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 Lake Weir 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#2804 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
56%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Weir Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Weir Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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the band program is a fun way to express your self . And mr.martin is cool and he helped me learn my insterment. bring you own lunch understand your teachers and you''ll do fine.
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Some of the teachers here are GOLDEN. Really recommend joining the band. School food is... terrible. You'll work through it. The school really TRIES to be there for their students, and everyone here is very understanding.
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