Berry Middle School

4500 Jaguar Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Berry Middle School serves 1,179 students in grades 6-8.
Berry Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Berry Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Berry Middle School's student population of 1,179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Berry Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Berry Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#92 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
63%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Berry Middle School is Spain Park High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Mountain Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Mountain Intermediate School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Spain Park High School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,626 student
    0.1 miles
    4700 Jaguar Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 439-1400
    0.1 9-12 1,626
  • Birmingham Oak Mountain High School Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,572 student
    1.8 miles
    5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5200
    1.8 9-12 1,572
  • Birmingham Oak Mountain Intermediate School Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 4-5 | 711 students
    2.1 miles
    5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5220
    2.1 4-5 711
  • Birmingham Rocky Ridge Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    2.4 miles
    2876 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35243
    (205) 439-2900
    2.4 K-5 565
  • Birmingham Inverness Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 605 students
    2.6 miles
    5251 Valleydale Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 682-5240
    2.6 PK-3 605

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