Shelley S. Boone Middle School

  • Shelley S. Boone Middle School serves 923 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Shelley S. Boone Middle School operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 923 students
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shelley S. Boone Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shelley S. Boone Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
59%
31%
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
20%
23%
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
40%
Shelley S. Boone Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.58 0.46
Shelley S. Boone 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.
n/a n/a
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Shelley S. Boone Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Polk School District's student population of 99,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,425 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,704 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
162
22
Number of Students Managed 99,723 10,184
Polk School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $914 MM $119 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $941 MM $120 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,425 $11,664
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,704 $11,759
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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