Powell Middle School

  • Powell Middle School serves 788 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Powell Middle School operates within the Hernando School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 788 students has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 788 students
Powell Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Powell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Powell Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Powell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Powell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Powell Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
19%
31%
Powell Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
23%
Powell Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
68%
40%
Powell Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Powell Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Powell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Powell Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.70
Powell 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.
53%
53%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Powell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hernando School District's student population of 22,090 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,097 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,791 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Hernando School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
22
Number of Students Managed 22,090 10,184
Hernando School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $201 MM $122 MM
Hernando School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $194 MM $125 MM
Hernando School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,097 $12,021
Hernando School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,791 $12,230
Hernando School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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5  11/25/2013
Powell has quality academic programs, as well as teachers, and facilities.
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