Brody Middle School

Tel: (515)242-8443
Grades: 6-8

680 students

Brody Middle School serves 680 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Brody Middle School operates within the Des Moines Independent Comm School District.

Overview

The student population of 680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 680 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has increased by 5% over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
10%
9%
Black
12%
5%
White
66%
81%
Unknown
9%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.54
0.34
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 48%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,886 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Des Moines Independent Comm School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
n/a
Number of Students Managed 31,886
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Orchard Place School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - this school is a great school to go to and is not over protective like some schools I know. the new principal is OK and I''m learning lots from experienced teachers. I wouldn''t change what school I go to - Posted by Student/Alumni

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