Brownell Middle School

  • Brownell Middle School serves 810 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brownell Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Brownell Middle School's student population of 810 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brownell Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brownell Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4121 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
62%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
25%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brownell Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brownell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilroy Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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