W. D. Sugg Middle School

  • W. D. Sugg Middle School serves 777 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 26% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • W. D. Sugg 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • W. D. Sugg Middle School's student population of 777 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W. D. Sugg 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 W. D. Sugg Middle School is 0.65, 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#3268 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)
26%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
50%
33%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
25%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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