Southport Middle School

  • Southport Middle School serves 734 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Southport Middle School's student population of 734 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southport Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southport Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1792 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
32%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
43%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southport Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southport Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Lucie School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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