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Brier Terrace Middle School

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Posted May 11, 2010

BTMS is a great school with a rich learning experience that leaves an impression on parents and students. I currently go to BTMS and it really is a lot of fun since students can make many new friends. Sure there are the different social statuses that are obviously apparent but no one really cares since there are many different social cliques anyone can fit into. All in all BTMS is a school that you want to send your child to so they can enjoy what I am enjoying right now.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 1, 2010

i love the school its fun to be with ur friends and learn!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 15, 2009

The leadership is not connected in any way with the teachers or the parents. Great school if there were different leaders in the office.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 14, 2007

I have an 8th grader there, He loves the school. He is involved in sports, and orchestra. It is a really good school. The teachers are involved with the students, if they need help it is available to them. I also went here when it was a new school,then it was a jr. high 7-9
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2004

Its a good school pretty much everyones included... ans this is comign from a rocker...lots of people to make friends with in any clique.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 64% in 2013.

323 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

323 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

347 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

347 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

346 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students76%
Female80%
Male73%
Black50%
Asian96%
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic57%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Low income60%
Not low income84%
Special education10%
Not special education83%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female81%
Male71%
Black42%
Asian94%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic55%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Low income55%
Not low income85%
Special education26%
Not special education81%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students72%
Female87%
Male58%
Black58%
Asian92%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic62%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income55%
Not low income80%
Special education26%
Not special education77%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students50%
Female49%
Male50%
Black25%
Asian90%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic26%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Low income33%
Not low income58%
Special education9%
Not special education55%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female71%
Male58%
Black33%
Asian88%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic52%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income45%
Not low income75%
Special education18%
Not special education71%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students66%
Female64%
Male68%
Black33%
Asian92%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic43%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Low income48%
Not low income76%
Special education27%
Not special education72%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 94% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 97% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 100% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in Algebra I, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
83%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 99% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
94%
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 99% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in Algebra I, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students62%
Female62%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian80%
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White63%
Low income67%
Not low income61%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a

Geometry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Asian100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial100%
White100%
Low incomen/a
Not low income100%
Not special education100%

Integrated Math I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Low incomen/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a

Integrated Math II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Not low incomen/a
Not special educationn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used End-of-Course (EOC) examinations to assess students in Algebra I, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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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 57% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 7%
Hispanic 11% 20%
Two or more races 10% 6%
Black 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 12%N/A8%
Special education 110%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 235%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 16N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 9N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 46%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher resources

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PE instructor(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Kevin Allen

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Softball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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22200 Brier Rd
Brier, WA 98036
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