W. R. Thomas Middle School

  • W. R. Thomas Middle School serves 1,181 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • W. R. Thomas 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • W. R. Thomas Middle School's student population of 1,181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,181 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of W. R. Thomas Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W. R. Thomas 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 W. R. Thomas Middle School is 0.08, 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#1248 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of W. R. Thomas 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of W. R. Thomas 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
3%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W. R. Thomas Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.080.70
This chart display the diversity score of W. R. Thomas Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W. R. Thomas Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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