Southwood Middle School

  • Southwood Middle School serves 1,486 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Southwood Middle School's student population of 1,486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwood Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwood Middle School is 0.60, 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#792 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
32%
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Black
16%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwood Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwood Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwood Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.600.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwood 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 NameDADE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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I love this school. The pro about this school is that the food is great and the staff is very nice. But, the cons of this school is that it could get a little bit overcrowded
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