Sarasota Middle School

4826 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Sarasota Middle School serves 1,233 students in grades 6-8.
Sarasota Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sarasota Middle School's student population of 1,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

Sarasota Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sarasota Middle School is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#206 out of 3633 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
78%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sarasota Middle School is Suncoast Technical College (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine School At Palmer Ranch (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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