School Details

Florida Int'L Academy Charter

13400 Northwest 28th Avenue, Opa-locka, FL 33054
(305) 685-8190
6

(out of 10)

Charter Grades 6-8 320 students Unknown students/teacher

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
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
52%
56%
47%
57%
57%

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
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
33%
47%
36%
57%
57%
33%
44%
49%
46%
53%
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.
93%
75%
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
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
69%
66%
95%
63%
64%

Florida End-of-Course Assessments (EOC)

In 2013-2014 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History, and Geometry. The EOC 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 Algebra 1 EOC 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
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Florida Int'L Academy Charter is a charter middle school in Miami. The principal of Florida Int'L Academy Charter is MS. SONIA MITCHELL, whose e-mail is pr6010@dadeschools.net. 320 children attend Florida Int'L Academy Charter and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 11% of the Florida Int'L Academy Charter students have "limited English proficiency." 93% of the 320 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Horace Mann Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Dance

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 93% 23%
Hispanic 6% 67%
Multiracial 2% 0.5%
White, non-Hispanic 0.8% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Asian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 74%
Limited English proficiency 11% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Great school! Cares about students and their well being; children needs are always a priority.

  • (5 years ago)

    Florida International Academy is an 'A' graded charter middle school that serves 90% low-income 98% minority students. It's doing a great job with the students!

  • (6 years ago)

    this school is very good for students

  • (7 years ago)

    Florida international academy is a good school the teachers love to do their job they strive to make the student succesful..They have a wonderful princpal Mrs.Mitchell i give all the praise continue to do your good.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is a small middle school that my daugther enjoys. Since starting the academy my daugther has shown improvements in knowledge and intelligence. When I visited the school the teachers really seemed to care about her.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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