Ponce De Leon Middle School

5801 Augusto St
Miami, FL 33146
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 910 students in grades 6-8, Ponce De Leon Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 910 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ponce De Leon Middle School's student population of 910 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
910 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ponce De Leon Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ponce De Leon Middle School is 0.30, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1643 out of 3704 schools
(Top 50%)
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50%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
83%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
21%
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White
7%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
This chart displays the diversity score of Ponce De Leon Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ponce De Leon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ponce De Leon Middle School's ranking?
Ponce De Leon Middle School is ranked #1643 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Ponce De Leon Middle School often compared to?
Ponce De Leon Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like George Washington Carver Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Ponce De Leon Middle School?
910 students attend Ponce De Leon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Ponce De Leon Middle School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ponce De Leon Middle School?
Ponce De Leon Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Ponce De Leon Middle School offer ?
Ponce De Leon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ponce De Leon Middle School part of?
Ponce De Leon Middle School is part of Miami-Dade School District.
In what neighborhood is Ponce De Leon Middle School located?
Ponce De Leon Middle School is located in the Riviera neighborhood of Miami, FL. There are 4 other public schools located in Riviera.

School Reviews

5   1/6/2015
I love this school, one of my best school ever.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Amand
5   6/3/2014
this school is great. its also very large. i give it 5 stars out of 5.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - brown

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 910 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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