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George Washington Carver Middle School is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Coral Gables, FL. It has 996 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 93% of students are at least proficient in math and 93% in reading.
About George Washington Carver Middle School...
Address
4901 Lincoln Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33133
Telephone
(305) 444-7388

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
93%
Percent Proficient - Math
93%
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$91,452
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,412
National
$949
Median Home Value
$696,000
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
996
Free or Reduced Lunch
25%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,354
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.9%
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I hated this school. Teachers are terrible, administration doesn't care, I didn't learn anything, and the students were okay. It did prepare me for high school well, since it stressed me out beyond help. The clubs sucked a lot, except for GSA. School culture was full of memes and depression. There's a lot of sports, and all the sports teams are really good, except for all the boys' teams. It was very safe. Room seven is hell. Nobody likes it; they treat the mentally ill kids like they're insignificant. Your self esteem will get destroyed here. Despite all of this, I suggest this school over all the other middle schools in miami-dade. They're all much worse and have drug problems. I graduated in 2018, and I will definitely miss the school since I met all my closest friends and girlfriend here. The school is really safe for LGBTQ+ students, and in the next year the principal has promised the GSA that she'll try her best to add more protections for LGBT students. Good luck.
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Even though I love that Carver has great diversity and love for sports and arts, there are still a problem. Kids from Sunset enter automatically. This a great disappointment because they are not prepared for Carver at all. In my first year at Carver, I was in all honor classes. I felt soooo ahead in my classes that I never had to study for a test! I became part of the math club where we participated in math competitions and practiced at a high school level. In 6th grade, I took the test to take algebra in 7th instead of in 8th and the test to skip physical science 2. I passed both! The acceptance score began at 85% I got a 92%. They brought down the percentage to 65%!!!! Please Carver staff, if you read this, support the fact that all of the kids have to take an equivalent test to get in to the school. At the beginning, I thought I was going to be challenged by Carver's academic level but sadly, it is nothing close to that.
Carver is definately a difficult school... It prepared me very well for high school. I currently attend MAST Academy, a nationally recognized school of excellence and plan on attending an Ivy League college to play a varsity sport. They rigorous academics integrated effectively with Spanish (in my case) made the already advanced coursework seem that much more intense. When I reached high school and took classes in English, they seemed easier even though they may have been for Honors or even AP credit. I highly recommend this school for intelligent, hard working, dedicated students looking to be prepared for High School and beyond. It may seem to them unrealistic in the moment, but I promise they will soon wreak the benefits!! (Sorry for any mistakes in this message the website won't let be go back to fix them Lol!)