Jose De Diego Middle School

3100 Northwest 5th Avenue, Miami, FL 33127
(305) 573-7229
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 638 students 14 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
  • Dade average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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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

18%
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25%
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57%
27%
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49%
50%
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.
58%
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

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69%
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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

Jose De Diego Middle School is a public middle school in Miami. The principal of Jose De Diego Middle School is MR. YASET FERNANDEZ and can be contacted at pr6361@dadeschools.net. 638 students go to Jose De Diego Middle School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 20% of the Jose De Diego Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 93% of the 638 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Jose De Diego Middle School is 14:1. Ebenezer Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • French

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Tennis

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 54% 23%
Hispanic 44% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Multiracial 0% 0.5%
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 20% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I'm ecstatic about the changes at JDD! The newly appointed principal brings a positive and pleasant vibe within the building. She's been doing great things since she started in early February I am ready for August to roll in. Dr. Williams is truly one of the best things that happened to JDD!

  • (1 year ago)

    This is a very decent school the staff are extremely friendly to parents. The security here is awesome especially two of my favorites Ms.Loretta & another guy my daughter calls him Mr.T...

  • (2 years ago)

    This school has the best security you want to see. My son attends this school for the first time and he said mom I if feel so safe there because anything happen the security is right there. And the teachers like they really care like a mother/father.

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter attended the school for 6th grade for the school year 2012-2013. The students were nice and accepting the teacher's aimed to motivate. Overall I think the school is decent and average if not more so when a child feels welcome they grow.

  • (3 years ago)

    The worst school lack of discipline My son just started this school and is the worst administration their is I mean I have gone to the school like three time to 4 time due to a accident with one of the kids I have spoken to mr coakely I promise to solve the problem was not done call the school board police and never did a report and now it happen again n which my sister had to call the officers again so hopefully this problem will be solve but the office staff and principle mr. Fernadez their are the rudes people I have ever seen what can I said is the county but I would do anything for my child's life if I need to contact the news I will but no discipline in this school at all can't wait until this school year finish male teachers play with the girls student like a very close family like I said i had also call the school left me on like for 15 to 30 min. How would they take this call if I would of call as a emergency that some thing had happen to my son

  • (4 years ago)

    i need to know if Ms Suarez continues in Jose de diego middle school Fl. miami

  • (5 years ago)

    wonderful school but only problem is fights but the children still learn and get educated i went here when i was child and after that i went to a private school and never learned anything

  • (5 years ago)

    this school is not the best school and its not the worst students learn alot and are educated but the only problem is that it has to many fights my son attends this school and i think its a great school i really recommend it i went here when i was a child aswell

  • (5 years ago)

    My doughter attends this school and she loves it. But the lack of decipline and safety scares me.

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