Brookside Middle School

3636 S Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Brookside Middle School serves 760 students in grades 6-8.
Brookside Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Brookside Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Brookside Middle School's student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
760 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Brookside Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Brookside Middle School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1060 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
36%
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Black
13%
21%
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White
46%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brookside Middle School's ranking?
Brookside Middle School is ranked #1060 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Brookside Middle School often compared to?
Brookside Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sarasota Middle School, Mcintosh Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Brookside Middle School?
760 students attend Brookside Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Brookside Middle School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brookside Middle School?
Brookside Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Brookside Middle School offer ?
Brookside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Brookside Middle School part of?
Brookside Middle School is part of Sarasota School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

School Reviews

5   4/23/2008
This school rocks! The academics are great, the sports are great. It doesn't get much better than this. Anyone who wants a good example of a what Florida is all about should enroll their child emmidiately. Go BMS!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - terit

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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