Brookside Middle School

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  • Brookside Middle School serves 752 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Brookside Middle School's student population of 752 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookside Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brookside Middle School is 0.62, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#998 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
54%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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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!!!
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