Midway Elementary School

2368 Brisson Ave
Sanford, FL 32771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Midway Elementary School serves 773 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Midway Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Midway Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Midway Elementary School's student population of 773 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
773 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Midway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Midway Elementary School is 0.63, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2010 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
36%
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Black
52%
21%
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White
13%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Midway Elementary School's ranking?
Midway Elementary School is ranked #2010 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Midway Elementary School often compared to?
Midway Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hamilton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Midway Elementary School?
773 students attend Midway Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Midway Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Midway Elementary School?
Midway Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Midway Elementary School offer ?
Midway Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Midway Elementary School part of?
Midway Elementary School is part of Seminole School District.

School Reviews

4   3/22/2020
Well, personally, I love attending. Very nice teachers. When I'm struggling, they help me out a lot. The arts classes are very good and have a good variety. After-school classes are amazing and they have a lot of them. 1 star for the students. Some can be very rude to each other and often get into fights. But the teachers are good at solving problems. 99% recommended, just make sure your students aren't getting teased or bullied.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Vee
5   2/11/2020
I met the new head custodian Mr. Joel, and he was very polite. The school is looking better. Good MIDWAY...Jenn proud aunt of 2 students.
- Posted by Parent - Jenn
5   3/16/2017
We have two children at Midway currently, and they absolutely look forward to going to school every day here!! They come home with smiles on their faces and in a good mood. The atmosphere is just like it says when you walk in the front entrance - "Where Excellence takes Center Stage!"I have special needs children that are both in the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs with IEP's (Individual Education Plans) and they fit right in the mainstream classes!! One of them is now a 5h grader, and the other is in his 2nd year of Pre-K. This is our 2nd year at Midway and we continue to be impressed with all aspects of their education. We have been awarded McKay scholarships and have been unable to utilize them locally. But here at Midway - The Teachers, Therapists and Administration are all very knowledgeable and experienced. They have worked very closely with us to develop fair goals and interventions on their academic education programs and tailored them to meet my children's' needs/goals. We feel like we really matter to them, and I am able to go to work and feel comfortable knowing that my children are going to have a great day and be taken care of the way they should be, I never have to worry. Performing arts also has played a large role in their growth and development. My children love their Art, Band (flute), Orchestra (Violin &Cello) and Dance classes. The performances are very enjoyable to attend. Seminole County has excellent schools, this one truly stands out for us and has made a HUGE difference to our family - Thanks!!
- Posted by Parent - Roger & Samiah Dixon

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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