School Details

Norland Middle School

1235 Northwest 192nd Terrace, Miami, FL 33169
(305) 653-1210
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 941 students 18 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

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57%
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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.
65%
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

Norland Middle School is a public middle school in Miami Gardens. The principal of Norland Middle School is MR. RONALD REDMON, who can be contacted at pr6571@dadeschools.net. 941 students attend Norland Middle School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Norland Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 89% of the 941 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Norland Middle School is 18:1. Robert Renick Education Center is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 96% 23%
Hispanic 4% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 0.7% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.07%
Multiracial 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 74%
Limited English proficiency 3% 21%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Norland Middle School Has One Of The Best Magnet Programs For Your Child To Succeed In Art Band Dance Drama Or Music! The Teachers Help Your Children Understand Things For Later Reference. They Push Your Children To Achieve Their Life Long Goals! If Norland MIddle School Does Win This Prize I Know The Money Will Be Placed To Good Use Like Money For New Art Supplies New Instruments For Band To Repair Our Computers New Books And Air Conditioning In The Hallways!

  • (2 years ago)

    My School Is Great the staff and adminastration is always helping us to do better in life we have alot of bright teachers with great background history.The students are alos very bright but some can be ignorant but only if you hang around them.We have a phemnonal magnet progam espically drama and dance great teachers with great experiences.And thats why i Love my school I AM A HUSKY FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    this school is inapropriate always has food fights and fights the staff doesnt do anything its unsanitary i dont call this a school its so horable i dont know what to call it.

  • (4 years ago)

    i am a student here and i am a part if norland middle schools drama magent maybe if some of your chlidern were making thearts this wouldnt happen my school is a B school ther has not yet been a fight but i will stand for this dicrimation against my school this is very disrespectful but the teachers are great and communcate with us very well thank you *th grade student class of 2011 and a proud drama student of Mrs. Tanisha Cidel

  • (5 years ago)

    Norland middle is a great school the magnet is so awsome it is traeted like highschool. the reason it is not 5 stars the food and the enviroment is not that good but it is all right . they get highschool credits whoile in middle school. that program is about the best middle school in the whole dadecounty. if you didn't already try it you need to t is faaaaaantastic

  • (5 years ago)

    I agree.....very poor teachers lack of teacher student communication. Too much violence in this school and way too much bullying....way too much school should be closed!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is a horrible school!!.. I had to transfer all 3 of my children out of this school because they would come home complaining about the teachers doing completly nothing about the constant bullying and threats. I defenintly would not recomend this school to anyone! If I were you I would get my hcild out of this school now! their is cursing every where you go no respect and the staff doesn't help the students... They should really shut this school down!

  • (5 years ago)

    norland middle school is a great school its nice the bathrooms are nice and the behavior at the school is ok. the privileges the students receive is alright i mean the uniforms are fine just that some students including i think that we should be able to add some things like a little bit of color and style things like that but over all its ok..

  • (5 years ago)

    i think norland middle is a great school. they have excellent teahers great facukty and staff too. norland middle is full of activities to keep us occupied.. and we love are teachers

  • (6 years ago)

    I am currently attend NMS i am in the seventh grade attend here for sixth and plan on being right here for 8th it is a great school i have learned to love everybody not just because i know most of he people but it ha a great educational plan their strict on education which they should be i love! Norland and nothing will influence me to stop.

  • (6 years ago)

    I attend Norland Middle School currently i am in the 7th grade been here since the 6ty plans on being her for 8th. This is a great school everybody is so friendly. Th teachers and faculty are very nice. Norland has an excellent education plan . They also are very strict on the mandatory uniform policy.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is my first yr. At norland middle.This is like a home away from home to me.Some kids thing that the school dont care about them but to me this is a very very good school.The staff try there best to teach us in the coolest way they could but some kids take advantage of that and make the teacher mad.The security guards are always trying there best to stay alert and keep us safe.It works let me tell you that.This yr there was a bomb threat and it was from a stranger.We settled that in less than 2 hours.We stayed on track through the rest of the day.So mostly I love this school no-matter what bad rumors goes around!

  • (6 years ago)

    I currently attend norland middle school. I am in the 7th grade and ive been there since the sixth. I plan to attend next year as well. I know this school in and out. I also know all of the faculty and staff. Norland does it best to make sure every student feels like its our home away from home. I mean because of the location we aren't physically protected. A majority of the school are african-american kids and because of this people automatically label us as slow disabled....Etc. As a result of this we feel careless to learn. We feel like who cares about us? The teachers only come to get a paycheck. But overall the school is well rounded and its magnet is very well disciplined. The bathrooms may not be clean but it is more than a great enviornment to learn. And our administration is also good.

  • (7 years ago)

    At the school the student behavior and academic levels are low. Although this is true currently in a magnet and gifted I find the school OK though I find some problems with believing I am completely safe due to huge happenings such as food fights and many bad influences around school.

  • (7 years ago)

    this is my last year at norland middle. i have attended this school since the year 2004 since the sixth grade. this school is a great school. Even though we might sometimes have flaws but what can i say every child has their days. I mean 1400 students there is never going to be a day where every student is satisfied. The schools advantages is thy dont begin until promptly 9 00am and it has one of the best magnet students. dont judge the school by what you heard things change give it a chance. you will never know untill you try. yeah and people say its the students you can stop all that right there thats a negative;lets say you dont beleive me all you got to do is tell your child to choose his freinds. i give this school a 8/7 of10!

  • (8 years ago)

    i went to norland from the sixth to the eighth grade and i can honestly say that its an 'OK' the only problems at that school is that there is a lot of rumors that go about the students and most of the time the teachers and faculty dont do anything about until something big happens.

  • (8 years ago)

    I believe norland is a very good school. I go to norland middle and the teachers are great and also the staff.. Its very clean and well runned..

  • (9 years ago)

    Low parent involvement in the school.

  • (9 years ago)

    great middle school. teachers are very well equip to prepare the students for high school.

  • (10 years ago)

    Generally a good school they are trying thier best to improve school grades and ratings. The teachers are involved and helpful. The school is a bit overcrowded and old but they have added 2 new annexs. I would like to see more electives. Overall I would say the school is average to above average.

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