Brawley Middle School Profile
Our Vision, Mission, and Core Values
Brawley will aspire to be a top 10 middle school in North Carolina by inspiring innovative thinking, focusing on personal student growth, and paving the way for students to be college and career ready.
Brawley Middle School will challenge all students to be successful, passionate learners by taking personal ownership of their education. We will achieve this mission with the support of parents, staff and the community.
A student and learning focus
Student engagement through high-quality lessons
There are currently 770 sixth, seventh, & eighth grade students enrolled at Brawley Middle. As a bedroom community of Charlotte, we are located between I-77 and Lake Norman. Our students attend one of three elementary feeder schools: Coddle Creek, Lake Norman, or Woodland Heights. Our student population consists of 95% Caucasian, 3.5% African American, less than 1% Multi-Racial, less than .5% Hispanic, less than .5% Asian, and less than .5% Native American. We have .5% Limited English Proficient and 11% free/reduced lunch. In addition, 8% of our students receive special education services and 20% are identified as academically gifted in Reading and/or Math.
At Brawley Middle teachers design student-centered lessons that are aligned with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/. We offer additional assistance in reading comprehension, fluency, and math through our WIN classes during the regular school day. Discovery electives provide the opportunity for students to participate in various enrichment programs including: Yearbook, Odyssey of the Mind, Battle of the Books, Science Olympiad, NC Quiz Bowl, Jr. Beta Club Service, Jazz Band, Spanish I, Envirothon, Show Choir, Chess, Chorus and more. We provide exceptional children classes in resource, inclusion and regular settings. We also provide advanced classes in Language Arts and subject advancement in math.
- For the past three years, the Brawley Middle School math department has exceeded growth on the End of Grade Test.
- In 2014, 100% of our Math I students passed the Math I EOC.
- For the last three years, we have met growth in language arts on the End of Grade Test.
- In 2014, we exceeded growth on the 8th Grade Science End of Grade Test.
Key Focuses 2016 - 2017:
- To show growth in student reading comprehension, fluency and math
- To personalize learning and instructional practices through our use of technology
- To improve communication with all stakeholders
- To provide high quality staff development and implement best practices to improve instruction