Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A

  • Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A serves 128 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A's student population of 128 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A is 0.50, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2015 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
33%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
67%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.500.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHernando School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school to Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A is Hernando High School (1.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Moton Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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