About Us 

Brookside is the only middle school in Sarasota County that is an IB Magnet school!   

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Brookside Middle School Vision  

To develop knowledgeable and caring young people to create a better and more

peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.  

                                                                  OUR MISSION STATEMENT 

Brookside Middle School places the child at the center of its learning activities to enable all learners to lead productive, responsible and healthful lives. Brookside Middle School prepares students to achieve the highest learning standards by engaging a high quality staff, involved parents and a supportive community.  

 The following beliefs will be the principles by which we achieve our goals: 

  •  Expectations for learning and behavior will reflect the highest possible standards.  


  •  Successful schooling is a shared responsibility requiring commitment and communication between parents, students and staff. 


  •  In an atmosphere of shared respect, all students and staff have a right to learn and work in a healthy, caring and safe environment. 


  •  A variety of research-based best practice techniques will be utilized to meet individual needs.