Sarasota Middle School

4826 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,217 students in grades 6-8, Sarasota Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10% in FL
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 76% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sarasota Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Sarasota Middle School's student population of 1,217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Sarasota Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sarasota Middle School is 0.45, 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)
#317 out of 3704 schools
(Top 10%)
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79%
52%
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76%
52%
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71%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sarasota 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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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
36%
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Black
2%
21%
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White
72%
36%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sarasota Middle School's ranking?
Sarasota Middle School is ranked #317 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Sarasota Middle School often compared to?
Sarasota Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brookside Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Sarasota Middle School?
1,217 students attend Sarasota Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Sarasota Middle School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sarasota Middle School?
Sarasota Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Sarasota Middle School offer ?
Sarasota Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sarasota Middle School part of?
Sarasota Middle School is part of Sarasota School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,217 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • : 76% (Top 10%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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