Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School

1424 Franklin St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School serves 435 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Matthew W. Gilbert 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 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School's student population of 435 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Matthew W. Gilbert 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 Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School is 0.22, 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
#3371 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
3%
33%
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Black
88%
22%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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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, middle school and elementary school to Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School is Duval Regional Juvenile Detention Center (0.3 miles away)
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