T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School

100 E Washington Ave
Pierson, FL 32180
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School serves 1,165 students in grades 6-12.
T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high 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 36% (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 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School's student population of 1,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,165 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high 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 T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School is 0.51, 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
#2971 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
61%
33%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
35%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.70
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
25%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVolusia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School is Crescent City High School (10.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George C. Miller Junior Middle School (12.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pierson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pierson Pierson Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.2 miles
    1 W 1st Ave
    Pierson, FL 32180
    (386) 749-6850
    0.2 PK-5 559
  • De Leon Springs Louise S. Mcinnis Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    10.7 miles
    5175 Us Highway 17
    De Leon Springs, FL 32130
    (386) 943-6384
    10.7 PK-5 387
  • Crescent City Crescent City High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 574 students
    10.8 miles
    2201 S Us Highway 17
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1629
    10.8 9-12 574
  • Crescent City George C. Miller Junior Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 513 students
    12.9 miles
    101 S Prospect St
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1360
    12.9 6-8 513
  • Crescent City Middleton-burney Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 987 students
    13.9 miles
    1020 Huntington Rd
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1238
    13.9 PK-5 987

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