Sarasota Middle School



Sarasota Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sarasota Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 418
7 390
8 402
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sarasota Middle School is a public elementary school located in Sarasota, FL in the Sarasota School District. It enrolls 1,210 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,210
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 74

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Sarasota Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 618
(51%)
15,313
(52%)
 Female 592
(49%)
14,399
(48%)

Sarasota Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 946
(78%)
19,323
(65%)
 Hispanic 167
(14%)
5,496
(18%)
 Asian 40
(3%)
695
(2%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
1,334
(4%)
 Black 23
(2%)
2,707
(9%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
131
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Sarasota Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 824
(68%)
13,769
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 314
(26%)
13,297
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(6%)
2,646
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sarasota Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Sarasota Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1265
2006 1162
2007 1127
2008 1100
2009 1087
2010 1145
2011 1147
2012 1210

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.7
2007 14.6
2008 15.5
2009 15.9
2010 16.8
2011 16.2
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12648221343874
2006 0.17297762478485
2007 0.17746228926353
2008 0.22909090909091
2009 0.29346826126955
2010 0.30480349344978
2011 0.32693984306888
2012 0.31900826446281

Compare Sarasota 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
This School 31.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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