Congress Community Middle School

  • Congress Community Middle School serves 895 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Congress Community Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Congress Community Middle School's student population of 895 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students895 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Congress Community Middle School 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Congress Community Middle School is 0.52, 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)#2949 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
33%
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Black
65%
22%
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White
8%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Ok school just all the kids steal stuff. They also do not have proper gramer.
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I have to say, this is one of the worst schools I have ever gone to.The worst part about the school is the fact that the students are very vulgar and ignorant. They have such a distain for proper grammer, reading, and any intelegence whatsoever, that I find myself frequently correcting them. Another thing is that the teachers dont know how to use the resorces available to them. Also, there are at least three fights each day, and most of them at the bus loop or lunch. One thing that bothers me is that the website for the school is very garrish, and reminds me of myspace,which I dont approve of. http://www.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/CongressMS/conhome.htm is the url for the school. Seriously.
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