R. Frank Nims Middle School
R. Frank Nims Middle School serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
R. Frank Nims Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 506 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 36% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
R. Frank Nims Middle School's student population of 506 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
R. Frank Nims Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of R. Frank Nims Middle School is 0.39, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3308 out of 3628 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the R. Frank Nims Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
2022 - 2023 First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Elementary School Open House
September 01, 2022 (Thursday)
Middle School Open House
September 08, 2022 (Thursday)
High School Open House
September 19, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break (Students and Teachers Out)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
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