5500 Ne Saint James Dr
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern Oaks Middle School serves 949 students in grades 6-8.
Southern Oaks 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Southern Oaks Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Southern Oaks Middle School's student population of 949 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
949 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Southern Oaks Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southern Oaks Middle School is 0.67, 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 Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2039 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 949 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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