Southern Oaks Middle School

5500 Ne Saint James Dr
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Southern Oaks Middle School's student population of 949 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students949 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Southern Oaks 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2013 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Lucie 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 Southern Oaks Middle School is Data House (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rivers Edge Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Saint Lucie Rivers Edge Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
    0.0 miles
    5600 Ne Saint James Dr
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983
    (772) 785-5600
    0 PK-5 663
  • Port Saint Lucie Parkway Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
    1.2 miles
    7000 Nw Selvitz Rd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983
    (772) 340-4800
    1.2 PK-5 507
  • Fort Pierce White City Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    1.6 miles
    905 W 2nd St
    Fort Pierce, FL 34982
    (772) 468-5840
    1.6 PK-5 549
  • Fort Pierce Data House Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
    1.7 miles
    4590 Selvitz Rd
    Fort Pierce, FL 34981
    (772) 467-4020
    1.7 6-12 18
  • Port Saint Lucie West Gate K-8 School Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,325 student
    2.1 miles
    1050 Nw Cashmere Blvd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986
    (772) 807-7600
    2.1 PK-8 1,325

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