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About This School

Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center is a public middle school in Doral. The principal of Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center is Ms. Mayra C Barreira and can be contacted at pr0071@dadeschools.net. 1,630 students attend Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 36% of the Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center students are "limited in English proficiency." 40% of the 1,630 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center is 15:1. Doral Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 87% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 8% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Asian 3% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 24%
Multiracial 0.9% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 73%
Limited English proficiency 36% 21%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    My son has been at EBT for two years (Kindergarten and now 1st grade) and we love it! The education is great the expectations for the students are high which I appreciate and they hold a lot of fun educational activities (field day walk safe career day holiday family dances after school PTA hosts family dinners at places like Applebee's to raise funds for various reasons etc.). EBT doesn't just focus on testing. They also offer extra curricular activities after school and my son truly enjoys them. EBT is a wonderful school!

  • (4 months ago)

    EBT is a great school the teachers are friendly and concern about students. They are very organized and prepare the students very well. So far I have not complain .

  • (6 months ago)

    I am in EBT since 7th grade and this is my second year there and all I can say is that it is the best school. The teachers are very kind and they do care about the kid's education. It is extremely clean and the rules are very strict. The teachers help the kids in everything they can. I strongly recommend that school

  • (7 months ago)

    This review only covers the 3-5 year special education program that is provided at ETB. The rooms and school are physically nice and well kept which merits two stars. The teachers and class structure however are inadequate for our son who is mildly autistic. The classes are too big and he is not receiving the attention he needs. I have come to this conclusion after the teachers asked me to send him in a diaper everyday because they do not have time to potty train him. Ironically he is potty trained and hasn't had an accident in over a month at home at his other school (we also have him at a private school) or when out with us. When he has to go he comes to us and tells us or goes directly to the potty on his own. The reason for the accidents at ETB is because he is not receiving much attention due to class size. The communication between the teachers and the parents is lacking and most reports are stuffed into the bottom of my son's book bag. A perfect example is when we found his IEP report card a week later. If you have a child between the ages of 3-5 who needs to be in a special education class look elsewhere.

  • (9 months ago)

    EBT K-8 Center is an awesome school. The principal and the teachers are very straight. The school is very clean and it has a lot of fun things to do. The library has tons of interesting books. The classrooms are very organized and clean. The food is delicious and the staff is nice and helpful. Above all the most important part is the community. They are the ones that put all their efforts to make EBT a successful school. I strongly recommend EBT to all students.

  • (10 months ago)

    Excellent administration teachers facilities and environment. Ms. Ugarte our counselor have been very supportive. This school is academically challenging by following University of Cambridge Curriculum. I highly recommend EBT K-8 Center. My children-2nd and 5th grade gifted love their school!

  • (11 months ago)

    Mi hija comenzo su ano escolar este lunes y hasta ahora todo me ha parecido fantastico mucha organizacion seguridad las maestras comunicativas mi hija esta encantada!!!

  • (1 year ago)

    The schools way of handling the children is inexperienced to say the least. The children in the upper academy 6th-8th grade are treated the same way as the elementary students. I was part of the first class to graduate from there k-8 and i was very discontent with the lack of freedom which leads to further issues once these kids enter a high school setting. The purpose of the middle school years are to bridge the gap from elementary to high school yet this purpose seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way with the creation of K-8 Centers. Do not send you're child to a k-8 center. It defeats the purpose of middle schools and leaves children unprepared to function properly in high schools and in society. Also there were are no sports teams in this school. Middle schools offer a wide variety of team sports most of the time. I'm not sure whether all K-8 Centers or just this one lack team sports but it deprives children of many of the opportunities that a classic middle school offers. A K-8 Center is essential an extended elementary school and pointless. -Former student

  • (1 year ago)

    Schools are good as the teachers within that school.Good teachers who practice humility kindness compassion and care for all human beings surely will make a difference. If parents need one-on-one or group tutoring for their children please call me Dr. Debbie Persaud @ 786-302-3263. I am a retired MDCPS teacher with a Doctorate in Education MSEd in Teaching English as a Second Language MSABA in Applied Behavior Analysis and is currently in a PhD Clinical Psychology Program. I work one-on-one with children with learning difficulties ADHD ADD and general homework help. I have flexible hours and work with the children in their home environment

  • (2 years ago)

    My son loves his teacher his friends likes to go to school has improved in all EBT is a great school

  • (2 years ago)

    My son loves his teacher his friends likes to go to school has improved in all EBT is a great school

  • (2 years ago)

    This is a horrible school. The staff is very rude uncooperative and over all unwilling to help. The school's disciplinary system is unacceptable the give 60 Minute detentions to mere kindergarten students for the staple of "talking in class" a ridiculous reason considering they are working with 5 year-old's. Overall they lack a sense of patience and severity with their students and the methods of education are dismal to say the least.

  • (2 years ago)

    Year by year the school improves . Doral is blessed having EBT K_8 . MS Mayra Falcon Principal is doing an oustanding job teachers are excelent and the school is so organized and clean . A+++++++++ My question is why Greatschools rates EBT K-8 only 7/10 ? Must be 10/10

  • (2 years ago)

    guauuuuu they have to much organitation the teachers are exellent good human been and help the parents thank eugenia b thomas

  • (2 years ago)

    My children have been attending EBT K-8 Center for the last 6 years and I couldn't be happier with their education. The teachers and administration strongly support the students and encourage parental involvement. My children love their teachers receive personal attention when they need it and feel very safe. The building is always clean and carefully maintained as is the classrooms. The education at EBT K-8 Center is excellent and the students are always challenged to excel. This school has maintained their "A" school status since it opened. The success of this school is due to its exceptional leader Mrs. Mayra Falcon who expects nothing but the best from her staff for the students and community of Doral. She is very knowledgeable of the educational system and is easy to talk to for advice or suggestions. I am very pleased with the excellent education my children are receiving and thank the entire staff of EBT for their commitment and dedication to our youth.

  • (2 years ago)

    Outstanding school in all aspects. The Principal Mrs. Falcon is the best Dade County has to offer. She is a highly motivatel professional with a high degree of personal integrity. She is an exceptional role modle for her staff student body and community. Her committment to high standards shows throughout her school. The teachers are committed to ensuring students excel academically and socially. Teaching is taken seriously at EBT. Parents are encouraged to participate and support school initiatives and challenged to provide guidance and discipline at home so that the child can be a good citizen in our community. We couldnt ask for a better school for our child. If you are looking for a school where your child will be challenged motivated and lead by example this is your. If you could clone this school's principal our school system would be perfect! Great job to all and thanks for your commitment to excellence. JBF

  • (3 years ago)

    Our daughter attended this school the first year it opened and she began Kindergarden here. We were so happy when they converted it to a K-8 because it made the process that much smoother and we felt as if we didn't have anything to fear. Her class was also the first one to innagurate the Middle School! She completed her entire Elementary & Middle school at EBT and the school always stood out from the others in the area and other areas in a very positive way. Everything was always positive for us and our child. We are happy that our new child will also be attending the school in 1 year because we know it will be the best school that we can send her to and it's actualy one of the reasons we aren't moving from Doral. Anyone that has the priviledge of sending their children to this school can feel very lucky to know their child will receive the best care & education from the teachers and overall staff of the school. Highly recommended!

  • (3 years ago)

    We had a very good experience with our two kids. (second and fifth grade). EBT It's the main reason why we moved to Doral and we are happy with the decision. Demanding but supportive of the kids when they need it. Ms. Rodriguez of second grade is an outstanding teacher a very professional and caring person.

  • (3 years ago)

    My kids attend this school it is an A school and reviews about catering to english only people are from uneducated people who probably can't spell the letter A. The administration is strict and enforces homework and reading if you want a school that lets the parents off the hook then find another one EBT is probably one of the best schools in south florida.

  • (3 years ago)

    Horrible after school pick up the ptsa is a rip off they practically force every child to pay $8.00 or else embarrass them by letting the whole class know that that child didn't pay and therefore they won't get pizza. Even if you pay they don't send you a membership card (as they are required) Let alone don't even invite you or notify you of any meetings. Who knows where all that money goes because everything activity they have your child is charged for it. Bylaws from PTA across America require that members have the right to attend meetings and if they wish may question how funds are allocated.

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