Ponce De Leon Middle School

Public, Magnet 6-8

 5801 Augusto St
       Coral Gables, FL  33146-2606


(305) 661-1611

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District: Miami-Dade

SchoolDigger Rank:
444th of 1,099 Florida Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $7,645 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  21.6
Number of students:  1,235

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
85.3%
African American:
8.7%
White:
5.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  81.4%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Florida Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details Ponce De Leon Middle School ranks better than 59.6% of middle schools in Florida. It also ranks 31st among 72 ranked middle schools in the Miami-Dade School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 58.33. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (85.3%), African American (8.7%), White (5.3%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 81.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Ponce De Leon Middle School is 21.6. 44 middle schools in the Miami-Dade School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Ponce De Leon Middle School is $7,645. 43 middle schools in the Miami-Dade School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Ponce De Leon Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks Ponce De Leon Middle School 444th of 1099 Florida public middle schools. (See Ponce De Leon Middle School in the ranking list.)

Miami-Dade:

SchoolDigger ranks Miami-Dade 23rd of 67 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Ponce De Leon Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 33.84 422nd 593 28.8%
2005 37.91 409th 602 32.1%
2006 40.86 429th 675 36.4%
2007 48.42 405th 736 45.0%
2008 45.48 434th 740 41.4%
2009 45.12 470th 780 39.7%
2010 49.18 458th 839 45.4%
2011 49.10 497th 891 44.2%
2012 56.55 396th 897 55.9%
2013 48.21 514th 956 46.2%
2014 42.10 587th 999 41.2%
2016 43.53 565th 997 43.3%
2017 51.82 491st 1031 52.4%
2018 57.48 417th 1035 59.7%
2019 58.33 444th 1099 59.6%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Open Quote While this school is often portrayed to be a leading school as it features an IB program, it is poorly managed and definitely not a safe environment: unruly kids in classrooms with teachers who are overwhelmed and spend more time writing reports than teaching. If you can, take your kid elsewhere! Close Quote



Enrollment information for Ponce De Leon Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 260 183 11 451 0 n/a n/a 0 905
1989 233 180 9 476 0 n/a n/a 0 898
1990 174 149 9 512 0 n/a n/a 0 844
1991 155 140 3 464 0 n/a n/a 0 762
1992 176 219 14 662 0 n/a n/a 0 1071
1993 239 291 15 725 0 n/a n/a 0 1270
1994 238 290 13 689 0 n/a n/a 0 1230
1995 216 299 12 770 0 n/a n/a 0 1297
1996 216 299 12 770 0 n/a n/a 0 1297
1997 221 336 11 747 2 n/a n/a 0 1317
1998 200 277 10 702 1 n/a n/a 0 1190
1999 180 279 8 681 1 n/a n/a 0 1149
2000 172 285 9 711 0 n/a n/a 0 1177
2001 160 280 12 809 0 n/a n/a 0 1261
2002 175 263 11 1021 1 n/a n/a 0 1471
2003 175 263 11 1021 1 n/a n/a 0 1471
2004 154 276 9 1092 0 n/a n/a 0 1531
2005 143 262 8 1087 1 n/a n/a 0 1501
2006 120 229 6 961 1 n/a n/a 0 1317
2007 108 203 12 876 1 n/a n/a 16 1216
2008 92 185 11 880 0 n/a n/a 16 1184
2009 98 178 12 877 0 n/a n/a 14 1179
2010 121 190 12 854 1 n/a n/a 0 1178
2011 125 187 15 843 2 0 0 0 1172
2012 115 145 11 904 1 0 2 0 1178
2013 89 144 10 818 2 0 4 0 1067
2014 78 149 10 862 2 0 5 0 1106
2015 79 144 6 922 1 0 6 0 1158
2016 83 135 11 958 1 0 7 0 1195
2017 82 124 10 1005 1 0 5 0 1227
2018 79 97 8 1015 1 0 6 0 1206
2019 65 107 5 1054 1 0 3 0 1235

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Ponce De Leon Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 905 44.0 20.5 29.3
1989 898 42.0 21.3 27.7
1990 844 45.0 18.7 36.8
1991 762 41.0 18.5 39.5
1992 1071 49.0 21.8 43.1
1993 1270 51.0 24.9 46.2
1994 1230 60.0 20.5 50.2
1995 1297 60.0 21.6 54.4
1996 1297 60.0 21.6 54.4
1997 1317 60.0 22.0 54.7
1998 1190 57.0 20.9 55.9
1999 1149 52.0 22.1 59.2
2000 1177 54.0 21.8 65.1
2001 1261 63.0 20.0 65.7
2002 1471 70.0 21.0 64.3
2003 1471 70.0 21.0 64.3
2004 1531 72.0 21.3 69.4
2005 1501 77.0 19.5 72.2
2006 1317 78.0 16.9 68.6
2007 1216 78.0 15.6 67
2008 1184 77.5 15.3 68.4
2009 1179 76.2 15.5 69.5
2010 1178 68.0 17.3 72.5
2011 1172 70.0 16.7 76.3
2012 1178 67.0 17.5 78.4
2013 1067 61.0 17.4 80.6
2014 1106 60.0 18.4 79.7
2015 1158 60.0 19.3 79.7
2016 1195 61.0 19.5 80.7
2017 1227 61.0 20.1 80
2018 1206 62.0 19.4 79.5
2019 1235 57.0 21.6 81.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Ponce De Leon Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 905 44.0 20.5 29.3
1989 898 42.0 21.3 27.7
1990 844 45.0 18.7 36.8
1991 762 41.0 18.5 39.5
1992 1071 49.0 21.8 43.1
1993 1270 51.0 24.9 46.2
1994 1230 60.0 20.5 50.2
1995 1297 60.0 21.6 54.4
1996 1297 60.0 21.6 54.4
1997 1317 60.0 22.0 54.7
1998 1190 57.0 20.9 55.9
1999 1149 52.0 22.1 59.2
2000 1177 54.0 21.8 65.1
2001 1261 63.0 20.0 65.7
2002 1471 70.0 21.0 64.3
2003 1471 70.0 21.0 64.3
2004 1531 72.0 21.3 69.4
2005 1501 77.0 19.5 72.2
2006 1317 78.0 16.9 68.6
2007 1216 78.0 15.6 67
2008 1184 77.5 15.3 68.4
2009 1179 76.2 15.5 69.5
2010 1178 68.0 17.3 72.5
2011 1172 70.0 16.7 76.3
2012 1178 67.0 17.5 78.4
2013 1067 61.0 17.4 80.6
2014 1106 60.0 18.4 79.7
2015 1158 60.0 19.3 79.7
2016 1195 61.0 19.5 80.7
2017 1227 61.0 20.1 80
2018 1206 62.0 19.4 79.5
2019 1235 57.0 21.6 81.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Ponce De Leon Middle School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $674 (9.1%) $6,742 (90.9%) $7,416
2019 $557 (7.3%) $7,089 (92.7%) $7,645

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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