Sligh Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
2011 E Sligh Ave
Tampa, FL 33610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sligh Middle School serves 601 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sligh 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Sligh Middle School's student population of 601 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Sligh Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sligh Middle School is 0.49, 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
#3385 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
68%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Sligh Middle School is Mendez Exceptional Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Foster Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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