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Twelve Corners Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 826 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted May 10, 2012

I moved from Brighton to Florida, and feel my education is severely lacking now. Yes, the teachers at Brighton may be strict, but they're giving you the very best education possible for a public school. I would come back in a heartbeat, no questions asked.


Posted February 27, 2012

i went to tcms a while back the teachers bullied me to oblivion as did the students i suffered every day nonstop nobody did anything i have a relative who currently tells his mom the same thing. when i would tell teachers i am having a problem they would laugh in my face all they cared about was test scores. and the superintendent was a jerk as well. DO NOT send your kid to Brighton


Posted June 29, 2009

I go to this school currently. I really like TCMS. Generally all the teachers are nice, and good at what they do. Most of them are M.S.'s, and they seem to know their subject. I'm in a double advanced maths program, an advanced science, and extended studies, and all this other stuff. I've gone to a city school before, and they are nothing compared to Brighton. Brighton rules.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 7, 2009

Good Classes, Teachers can be fairly strict and in some cases mean. But generally the learning experience maked up for somewhat poor teacher quality
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 1, 2008

Twelve Corners Middle School has opened so many opportunities that I would not recieve at a city school. It is really nice that TCMS has an Urban Suburban Program. I would not be educated as well if it weren't for this program and this wonderful school. Yeah it's annoying when it's below freezing outside and we still have school but that is exactly why Brighton is so good. They make its students endure because once out of school, we can't not go to work just because of a little cold because we need to make a living! Brighton prepares us for that. Its education is outstanding. We learn what other kids will learn next year, we're ahead. I love the field trips. I also enjoy all the sport opportunities. Brighton is great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 7, 2007

I think Twelve Corners is a great educational school because my kids come home with smiles on their faces, always eager for more work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2005

The Brighton School District including Twelve Corners Middle School is absolutely wonderful. You're getting private school quality education and classmates for the cost of living in Brighton.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

258 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students58%
Female64%
Male53%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander62%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities13%
General population65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%

Math

All Students41%
Female41%
Male42%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities11%
General population46%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Female64%
Male60%
African American27%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities15%
General population70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%

Math

All Students56%
Female52%
Male60%
African American27%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities12%
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students67%
Female68%
Male65%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islander75%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities22%
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%

Math

All Students46%
Female43%
Male48%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities17%
General population50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%

Science

All Students89%
Female88%
Male88%
African American76%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities76%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 74% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 12% 9%
Black 2 6% 19%
Hispanic 2 5% 23%
Two or more races 1 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 11%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 111%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 4%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 15%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Rochester, NY 14618
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