Powell Middle School

4100 Barclay Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 955 students in grades 6-8, Powell 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 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 955 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Powell Middle School's student population of 955 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
955 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Powell 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 Powell Middle School is 0.58, 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)
#1747 out of 3704 schools
(Top 50%)
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54%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Powell 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.
48%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Powell 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.
49%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Powell 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
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
36%
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Black
6%
21%
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White
58%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.58
This chart displays the diversity score of Powell 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
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powell 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 Powell Middle School's ranking?
Powell Middle School is ranked #1747 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Powell Middle School often compared to?
Powell Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fox Chapel Middle School, D. S. Parrott Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Powell Middle School?
955 students attend Powell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Powell Middle School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Powell Middle School?
Powell Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Powell Middle School offer ?
Powell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Powell Middle School part of?
Powell Middle School is part of Hernando School District.

School Reviews

1   3/8/2024
At Powell Middle School, we pride ourselves on providing a top-notch education for all students. Our dedicated teachers work tirelessly to ensure that every student reaches their full potential, both academically and personally. With a variety of extracurricular activities and programs, students have ample opportunities to explore their interests and talents. Our supportive staff creates a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student feels valued and respected. Through a combination of rigorous academics, innovative teaching methods, and a strong sense of community, Powell Middle School prepares students for success in high school and beyond. We are confident that our students leave us well-equipped for whatever challenges they may face in the future. We are proud of the excellent work we do here at Powell Middle School, and we look forward to continuing to cultivate the minds of our future leaders.
- Posted by Administrator - John Doe
5   6/1/2020
This school is amazing it has some of the best and nicest teachers I've ever met I'm so happy this is my school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ava Butterfield
5   11/25/2013
Powell has quality academic programs, as well as teachers, and facilities.
- Posted by Parent - tcape

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 955 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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