Palm Harbor Middle School

  • Palm Harbor Middle School serves 1,375 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Palm Harbor Middle School operates within the Pinellas School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1375 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,375 students
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Palm Harbor Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Palm Harbor Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Palm Harbor Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less 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 18:1 16:1
Palm Harbor Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Palm Harbor Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
13%
31%
Palm Harbor Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
2%
23%
Palm Harbor Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
79%
40%
Palm Harbor Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Palm Harbor Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Palm Harbor Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.36 0.46
Palm Harbor 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.
n/a n/a
Palm Harbor Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Palm Harbor Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Pinellas School District's student population of 102,459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,895 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,270 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Pinellas School District
Number of Schools
Managed
168
22
Number of Students Managed 102,459 10,184
Pinellas School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $922 MM $119 MM
Pinellas School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $960 MM $120 MM
Pinellas School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,895 $11,664
Pinellas School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,270 $11,759
Pinellas School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palm HarborOzona Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 726 students
    1.2 miles
    601 Tampa Rd
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)724-1589
    1.2PK-5726
  • Palm HarborPalm Harbor Community School
    Grades: AE
    1.3 miles
    1900 Omaha St
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)669-1140
    1.3AEn/a
  • Palm HarborPalm Harbor University High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2522 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 Omaha St
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)669-1131
    1.39-122522
  • Palm HarborPlato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 364 students
    1.3 miles
    1601 Curlew Rd
    Palm HarborFL 34683
    (727)286-6249
    1.3KG-8364
  • Palm HarborLake St. George Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
    1.6 miles
    2855 County Road 95
    Palm HarborFL 34684
    (727)669-1161
    1.6PK-5590

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  8/9/2010
I went to Palm harbor middle back in 1997-1999, I tutored as Mrs Karow's T.A. for 6th period from 1999-2003. I was an honoroll student and even made deans list by 8th grade. If it wasnt for the great teachers here I would of dropped out. My Elm years were troubling with my learning disability. The teachers here do care if your kids are willing to learn. This school is well maintained and has high FCAT scores. I plan on returning to tutor again in math for 6th-8th graders. The work load depends on the teacher, and they are preparing students for highschool. Highschool is much harder then middle school and your child will have a much greater workload. HomeWork is important, and very neccesary for students to learn quickly. Use Flash cards! Guaranteed A in vocabulary, and helps in all classes for studying and math.
- Posted by
2  3/15/2010
Special needs are not well taken care of. It has been a disappointing experience.
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!