Osceola Middle School

526 Se Tuscawilla Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
4.00 5 1 (1 review)
Osceola Middle School serves 941 students in grades 6-8.
Osceola Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Osceola Middle School's student population of 941 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Osceola Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Osceola Middle School is 0.56, 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
#1112 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
63%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Osceola Middle School is Marion Technical College (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eighth Street Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ocala Eighth Street Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    0.1 miles
    513 Se 8th St
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7125
    0.1 PK-5 397
  • Ocala Marion Technical College Reading: PS%
    Grades: 8-12 | 32 students
    0.9 miles
    1014 Sw 7th Rd
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-7200
    0.9 8-12 32
  • Ocala Wyomina Park Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 629 students
    0.9 miles
    511 Ne 12th Ave
    Ocala, FL 34470
    (352) 671-6370
    0.9 PK-5 629
  • Ocala Marion Elearning Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 38 students
    1.1 miles
    1614 E Ft King St Bldg 3
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 236-0570
    1.1 K-5 38
  • Ocala Marion Technical Institute Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 161 students
    1.1 miles
    1614 E Fort King St
    Ocala, FL 34471
    (352) 671-4765
    1.1 8-12 161

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