Silver Sands Middle School

  • Silver Sands Middle School serves 1,162 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Silver Sands Middle School operates within the Volusia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,162 students
Silver Sands Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Silver Sands Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Silver Sands Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Silver Sands Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 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
Silver Sands Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Silver Sands Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
31%
Silver Sands Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
23%
Silver Sands Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
71%
40%
Silver Sands Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Silver Sands Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Silver Sands Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Silver Sands 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.
0.47 0.46
Silver Sands 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.
51%
53%
Silver Sands 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.
5%
5%
Silver Sands Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Volusia School District's student population of 61,777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,231 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,952 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Volusia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
22
Number of Students Managed 61,777 10,184
Volusia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $565 MM $122 MM
Volusia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $548 MM $125 MM
Volusia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,231 $12,021
Volusia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,952 $12,230
Volusia 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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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  12/28/2015
Excellent school, great teachers, and I agree talented band..
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5  11/15/2012
i love the band here. i am in the beggining band and i play the flute! mr. williams is the best band teacher in the whole entire world
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5  1/31/2011
Silver Sands is a very talented school. They have one of the best bands, choirs groups, and art program. Mr. and Mrs. Williams are the best preforming arts teachers! And the Drama Department is the best also!
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