Dorothy Thomas Center

3215 Nundy Road, Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 975-7355
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(out of 10)

Public Grades K-12 45 students 5 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
  • This school in 2014
  • Hillsborough average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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47%
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57%
8%
46%
49%
9%
68%
56%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
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79%
78%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
  • This school in 2014
  • Hillsborough average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dorothy Thomas Center is a public high school in Lake Magdalene. The principal of Dorothy Thomas Center is MS. MERRILL FALLIS and can be contacted at Merrill.Fallis@sdhc.k12.fl.us. 45 children attend Dorothy Thomas Center and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 67% of the 45 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Dorothy Thomas Center is 5:1. Gaither High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 47% 37%
Black, non-Hispanic 27% 21%
Hispanic 24% 34%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Multiracial 0% 4%
Asian 0% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    I love this school they are very parent/gaurdian involved. they work very well with the students there and are very good with disapline as well. I am glad that my son is in this school.

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