William Dandy Middle School

2400 Nw 26th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 | (754) 322-3200
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,010
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4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,010
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 462 (45.7%)
  • Females: 524 (51.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 113 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 719 (71.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 832 (82.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William Dandy Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.10%
Black91490.5%
Asian50.5%
Hispanic515.0%
White151.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William Dandy Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade29929.6%
7th Grade32432.1%
8th Grade38738.3%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
65.2%
District:
59.6%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
1.5%
District:
1.3%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
30.1%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
19.7%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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5 reviews for William Dandy Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 16, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is poorly set up if you want to come for this school for law come right on.....but for anything else stay in your district....there is a teacher named Ms.Smith, the 7th grade Administrator, and she is RUDE!!!!She called the children nasty and disgusting...this is no way to talk to children....I can't wait to leave this school in my past :(
  • Reviewed by Student on July 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am going to william dandy for the pre-med program,when i went to the open house i really liked it.I hope i don't regret my decision of going there.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on May 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i rate this school a 97 percent because of the student spelling i saw thats the only reason not for that a100 percent
  • Reviewed by Student on November 01, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i like willamn dandy its big it has frendly teachers and i know ms.ford ms.martin mr.davis but willamn dandy is tooo cool and i ollny went thier 4 i day but i did not stay because i did not fit inn also i wanted to start at the beginning of the year
  • Reviewed by Student on February 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a 7th grader at William Dandy Middle School.I love my school the school is a good school academic wise.We have a wonderful principal. She is doing a wonderful job as our principal.With all that said we deserve to be an 'A' school.That lets us know that are best foot is being put forward.Also our hard work is really paying off i mean look at our teat scores nothing ,but god.Our goal this year is 583 I believe we will meet our standard goal ant then some.Thanks for having be share god bless i hope ALL schools do well on fcat its here its time to get serious.I wish the best for all and that all put there best foot forward.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that William Dandy Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: A
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
95.0%
District:
69.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.0%63.0%57.0%
200972.0%61.0%55.0%
200866.0%60.0%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201066.0%69.0%67.0%
200962.0%67.0%66.0%
200868.0%67.0%64.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201067.0%65.0%62.0%
200973.0%66.0%60.0%
200878.0%65.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201064.0%69.0%68.0%
200967.0%70.0%67.0%
200869.0%66.0%64.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.0%72.0%69.0%
200980.0%70.0%66.0%
200882.0%70.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201059.0%60.0%55.0%
200956.0%56.0%54.0%
200864.0%56.0%53.0%
 
Science Test
201037.0%45.0%42.0%
200932.0%42.0%42.0%
200836.0%39.0%40.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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