South Dade Middle School



South Dade Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Dade Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 229
5 230
6 272
7 260
8 274
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Dade Middle School is a public elementary school located in Homestead, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,265 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Dade Middle School is the 45th largest public school in Florida and the 326th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,265
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 326th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 45th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,942nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 80th out of 2,205

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South Dade Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 689
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 576
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

South Dade Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 982
(78%)
167,394
(67%)
 Black 157
(12%)
59,146
(24%)
 White 111
(9%)
19,386
(8%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
2,793
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

South Dade Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,076
(85%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 127
(10%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, South Dade Middle School is ranked 14th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Dade Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Dade Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 900
2008 1203
2009 1450
2010 1415
2011 1326
2012 1265

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 15.4
2008 15
2009 18.4
2010 16.8
2011 16
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.78222222222222
2008 0.74979218620116
2009 0.7848275862069
2010 0.88197879858657
2011 0.8763197586727
2012 0.899604743083

Compare South Dade Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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