Suwannee Middle School

1730 Walker Ave Sw
Live Oak, FL 32064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Suwannee Middle School serves 994 students in grades 6-8.
Suwannee 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 40% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Suwannee Middle School's student population of 994 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students994 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Suwannee 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 Suwannee Middle School is 0.62, 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
#2643 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
55%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuwannee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Suwannee Middle School is Riveroak Technical College (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Suwannee Virtual Franchise (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Suwannee Primary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Live Oak Suwannee Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 858 students
    0.2 miles
    1625 Walker Ave Sw
    Live Oak, FL 32064
    (386) 647-4300
    0.2 PK-1 858
  • Live Oak Suwannee Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 718 students
    0.3 miles
    1748 S Ohio Ave
    Live Oak, FL 32064
    (386) 647-4400
    0.3 2-3 718
  • Live Oak Riveroak Technical College Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
    0.4 miles
    415 Pinewood Dr Sw
    Live Oak, FL 32064
    (386) 647-4200
    0.4 9-12 23
  • Live Oak Suwannee Intermediate School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 727 students
    0.5 miles
    1419 Walker Ave Sw
    Live Oak, FL 32064
    (386) 647-4700
    0.5 4-5 727
  • Live Oak Suwannee High School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,224 student
    0.7 miles
    1314 Pine Ave Sw
    Live Oak, FL 32064
    (386) 647-4000
    0.7 9-12 1,224

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