South Dade Middle School

  • South Dade Middle School serves 1,120 students in grades 4-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • South Dade Middle School operates within the Dade School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1120 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 1,120 students
South Dade Middle School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % South Dade Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
South Dade Middle School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade South Dade Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less 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
South Dade Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
South Dade Middle School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
81%
31%
South Dade Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
11%
23%
South Dade Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
8%
40%
South Dade Middle School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Dade Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups South Dade 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.
0.33 0.46
South Dade Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2015)
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.
88%
53%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
4%
5%
South Dade Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,790 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,082 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
519
22
Number of Students Managed 356,762 10,184
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,488 MM $122 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,591 MM $125 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,790 $12,021
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,082 $12,230
Dade 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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