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Brownsville Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 750 students

 

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Posted June 29, 2014

Brownsville may not be the best school ever well no school is....it gave me 3 great years of my life, I loved my teachers there! Great learning enviroment and positive vibes. But there Is a lot violence with students here..they need to learn to respect eachother and need more discipline and respect for their great working securityguard. Overall an excellent school for anyone! I graduated last year class of 2013!! Incoming sophmore :) shout out to Dr. Robinson, Ms.hernandez, Dr.durden, Ms.lampkin who I truely miss and treasure.


Posted January 30, 2008

I think that browsville is a good school but they need to give more disapline but over all i love it


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

204 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
15%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2014.

196 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
21%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

263 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
19%

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
26%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

256 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
32%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

185 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
8%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
30%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

218 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2014.

211 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
33%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2014.

218 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
76%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 78% in 2012.

198 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "D".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "C".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 66% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
50%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 68% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 65% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History, and Geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 82%
Hispanic 18%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 6%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 64%58%61%
Master's degree 22%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 2%2%1%
Other degree 11%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 20%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • DR. EDWARD G ROBINSON
Fax number
  • (305) 635-8702

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Security personnel
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Drama
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4899 Northwest 24th Avenue
Miami, FL 33142
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