Southport Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
804
Best Middle School in Florida
#300
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District ST. LUCIE
Type Public
 Phone (772)337-5900
 Location 2420 SE MORNINGSIDE BLVD
PORT ST LUCIE, FL 34952
Charter School No

Southport Middle School has an academic rating about equal to the average for Florida middle schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 300th in the best public middle schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Southport Middle School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White42.3%340
Black20.5%165
Hispanic29%233
Asian Pacific2.6%21
Native American Indian0.4%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races5.2%42

Family Income

vs. other Florida middle schools
Lower 38.9%

63.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida middle school median of 56.1%. By this measure, SOUTHPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL students are largely lower-middle income and rank 359th in Florida for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade258
7th Grade252
8th Grade294
Total804

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
52%
Rank in Florida
300th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at Southport Middle School scored an average 52% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is about equal to the state middle school median of 52% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 49.4% of Florida middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls56%52%
Boys59%41%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black50% to 54%*35% to 39%*
Hispanic50% to 54%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial--
White58%50%
With Disabilites30% to 34%*20% to 24%*
Limited English30% to 39%*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1%8
Boys1.4%6
Girls0.5%2
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.5%4
Boys0.9%4
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median7.2%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6%49
Boys9.4%40
Girls2.1%9

Location

Southport Middle School
2420 SE MORNINGSIDE BLVD
PORT ST LUCIE, FL
34952
(772)337-5900

5 out of 10 1

District

ST. LUCIE
FORT PIERCE, FL