Brownell Middle School

  • Brownell Middle School serves 615 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brownell Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brownell Middle School's student population of 615 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students615 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brownell Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brownell Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#185 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrosse Pointe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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