Shields Middle School



Shields Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shields Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 517
7 445
8 483
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shields Middle School is a public elementary school located in Ruskin, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 1,445 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 85

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Shields Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 748
(52%)
75,186
(52%)
 Female 697
(48%)
69,898
(48%)

Shields Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 940
(65%)
49,338
(34%)
 White 286
(20%)
52,763
(36%)
 Black 163
(11%)
31,633
(22%)
 Two or More 29
(2%)
5,817
(4%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
4,869
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
433
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
231
(0%)

Shields Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,116
(77%)
77,574
(53%)
 Not Eligible 192
(13%)
57,282
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 137
(9%)
10,228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Shields Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.7%) 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.

Shields Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1076
2006 1097
2007 1172
2008 1254
2009 1296
2010 1373
2011 1396
2012 1445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 21.5
2007 15.7
2008 12.7
2009 15
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82899628252788
2006 0.81768459434822
2007 0.80290102389078
2008 0.82695374800638
2009 0.8125
2010 0.82301529497451
2011 0.85959885386819
2012 0.86712802768166

Compare Shields Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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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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