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James S. Rickards Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6000 Ne 9 Th Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Phone
(754) 322-4400
District
BROWARD
County
BROWARD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
949
Classroom Teachers
51

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

3

(10 is best)

Better than 21.1% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

James S. Rickards Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
55%
34%
55%
36%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
45%
56%
47%
53%
42%
58%
45%
56%
47%
53%
42%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
45%
60%
42%
57%
47%
63%
45%
60%
42%
57%
47%
63%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
19
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 275 29.0%
Grade 7 350 36.9%
Grade 8 324 34.1%
Total 949 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 13.8% 18.8% 38.3%
Black 29.5% 39.9% 22.4%
Hispanic 55.7% 37.0% 35.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 3.8% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.2% 52.5% 54.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 68.1% 48.4% 50.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 4.2% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,942,273 21,538,187
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,587.1 396
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 16.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.6% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 20.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 704,942 7,931,313
Single Parent Households With Children 11.5% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.4% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.1% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.0% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.5% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.9% 14.2%
$15,000 or less 10.3% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,084 $1,648,630,152 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $518 $140,366,604 4.7%
Staff $495 $134,134,110 4.5%
General Administration $76 $20,594,328 0.7%
School Administration $535 $144,973,230 4.9%
Operation $970 $262,848,660 8.9%
Transportation $347 $94,029,366 3.2%
Other $302 $81,835,356 2.8%
Total Support $3,243 $878,781,654 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,625 $440,339,250 14.8%
Total Expenditures $10,952 $2,967,751,056 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,005 $16,679,928,493 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $1,257,007,048 4.0%
Staff $622 $1,727,404,040 5.6%
General Administration $88 $243,699,372 0.8%
School Administration $530 $1,472,075,836 4.7%
Operation $979 $2,718,120,843 8.8%
Transportation $376 $1,043,921,210 3.4%
Other $258 $717,493,116 2.3%
Total Support $3,305 $9,179,773,322 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,872 $5,200,190,918 16.7%
Total Expenditures $11,183 $31,059,861,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%