R. Frank Nims Middle School

723 West Orange Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32310 | (850) 488-5960
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 515
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 723 W Orange Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32310
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Leon County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,681
  • Graduation Rate: 77.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.7
  • Enrolled Students: 32,803

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 515
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 292 (56.7%)
  • Females: 222 (43.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 39 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 410 (79.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 449 (87.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
R. Frank Nims Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black47291.7%
Asian40.8%
Hispanic81.6%
White305.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For R. Frank Nims Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade19337.5%
7th Grade18335.5%
8th Grade13927.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
64.3%
District:
58.8%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.9%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
9.4%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that R. Frank Nims Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: F
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
77.0%
District:
67.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201024.0%59.0%57.0%
200919.0%56.0%55.0%
200822.0%57.0%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201034.0%68.0%67.0%
200938.0%69.0%66.0%
200834.0%68.0%64.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201022.0%61.0%62.0%
200926.0%61.0%60.0%
200844.0%66.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201033.0%70.0%68.0%
200944.0%69.0%67.0%
200857.0%71.0%64.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201034.0%71.0%69.0%
200946.0%67.0%66.0%
200845.0%71.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201020.0%60.0%55.0%
200932.0%59.0%54.0%
200832.0%57.0%53.0%
 
Science Test
201014.0%50.0%42.0%
200911.0%45.0%42.0%
200819.0%45.0%40.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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