Tarpon Springs Middle School

501 N Florida Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Tarpon Springs Middle School serves 852 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 56% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Tarpon Springs Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tarpon Springs Middle School's student population of 852 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students852 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Tarpon Springs Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Tarpon Springs Middle School is 0.53, 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
#1643 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
33%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tarpon Springs Middle School is Tarpon Springs High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Paul R. Smith Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunset Hills Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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