Powell Middle School

  • Powell Middle School serves 933 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Powell Middle School's student population of 933 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powell Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1782 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
32%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
61%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Powell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.570.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHernando School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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