Bottenfield Middle School

Bottenfield Middle School serves 832 students in grades 6-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Bottenfield Middle School operates within the Jefferson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 832 students
Bottenfield Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Bottenfield Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bottenfield Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Bottenfield Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Bottenfield Middle School Asian (2002-2007)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Bottenfield Middle School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
81%
35%
Bottenfield Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
16%
58%
Bottenfield Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.70
Bottenfield Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
69%
51%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,603 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
7
Number of Students Managed 33,603 3,032
Jefferson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $348 MM $29 MM
Jefferson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $462 MM $31 MM
Jefferson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,615 $9,620
Jefferson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,768 $10,180
Jefferson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Adamsville Minor High School
    2285 Minor Parkway
    Adamsville , AL , 35005
    (205)379-4750
    0.9  mi  |  1047  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Birmingham Crumly Chapel Elementary School
    2201 Pershing Rd
    Birmingham , AL , 35214
    (205)379-3250
    1.1  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Adamsville Adamsville Elementary School
    600 Hazelwood Rd
    Adamsville , AL , 35005
    (205)379-2400
    1.6  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Graysville Brookville Elementary School
    4275 Brookville School Rd
    Graysville , AL , 35073
    (205)379-2700
    3.2  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Birmingham Minor Community School
    3006 Cora Ave
    Birmingham , AL , 35224
    (205)379-4800
    3.5  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, AL public schools have a 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. of 0.57, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Alabama Clinical School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.