Bottenfield Middle School

Bottenfield Middle School serves 802 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Bottenfield Middle School operates within the Jefferson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 802 students
Bottenfield Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bottenfield Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Bottenfield Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bottenfield Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Bottenfield Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Bottenfield Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
85%
34%
Bottenfield Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
12%
57%
Bottenfield Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.26 0.56
Bottenfield Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
52%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County School District's student population of 36,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,630 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
6
Number of Students Managed 36,203 2,883
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $347 MM n/a
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $457 MM n/a
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,630 n/a
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,681 n/a
Jefferson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Minor High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daniel Payne Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crumly Chapel Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AdamsvilleMinor High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1003 students
    0.9 miles
    2285 Minor Parkway
    AdamsvilleAL 35005
    (205)379-4750
    0.99-121003
  • BirminghamCrumly Chapel Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 330 students
    1.1 miles
    2201 Pershing Rd
    BirminghamAL 35214
    (205)379-3250
    1.1KG-5330
  • AdamsvilleAdamsville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 321 students
    1.6 miles
    4600 Hazelwood Rd
    AdamsvilleAL 35005
    (205)379-2400
    1.6KG-5321
  • GraysvilleBrookville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 229 students
    3.2 miles
    4275 Brookville School Rd
    GraysvilleAL 35073
    (205)379-2700
    3.2KG-5229
  • BirminghamMinor Community School
    Grades: KG-5 | 430 students
    3.5 miles
    3006 Cora Ave
    BirminghamAL 35224
    (205)379-4800
    3.5KG-5430

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