South Dade Middle School

  • South Dade Middle School serves 1,195 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Dade 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 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Dade Middle School's student population of 1,195 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students1,195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Dade 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Dade Middle School is 0.30, 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 School Rank#2535 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
83%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
4%
38%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Dade Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.300.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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