PROFICIENCY 73% 47% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #70 of 522 in DADE
  • Ranked #1 of 8 in Tamiami
  • Ranked #435 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
50%DADE
63%Tamiami
49%Florida

W. R. Thomas Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "DADE" in Tamiami, FL. There are a total of 1,146 students and 57 teachers at W. R. Thomas Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 735 free lunch students and 125 reduced lunch students.

W. R. Thomas Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.5%, which is 47% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1146
Teachers57
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch735
Reduced lunch125

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At W. R. Thomas Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
669%
775%
870%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
672%
770%
876%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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W. R. Thomas Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 3.5% 7.7% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 22.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.2% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.3% 67.5% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.6% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Zora Neale Hurston Elementary School68%0.1Tamiami, FL
Greenglade Elementary School64%0.5Tamiami, FL
Joe Hall Elementary School66%0.5Tamiami, FL
Wesley Matthews Elementary School70%0.8Tamiami, FL
Village Green Elementary School60%0.9Tamiami, FL
Royal Green Elementary School64%1.5Kendale Lakes, FL
Bridgeprep Academy Of Village Green55%1.7Kendale Lakes, FL
Bent Tree Elementary School66%1.7Kendale Lakes, FL
Dr. Carlos J. Finlay Elementary67%1.8University Park, FL
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elementary62%1.9Tamiami, FL
Ethel Koger Beckham Elementary84%2.0Kendale Lakes, FL
Royal Palm Elementary School66%2.1Westwood Lakes, FL

Tamiami demographics profile

StatisticTamiamiFloridaNational
Population57,79619,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,20229491
Median age43.941.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%54%55%
Speak English6%72%79%
Speak Spanish92%21%13%

Education level achieved in Tamiami

IndexTamiamiFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade79.7%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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