Berry Middle School serves 1,081 students in grades 6-8.
Berry Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 1,081 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 40%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 32% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Berry Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Berry Middle School's student population of 1,081 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Berry Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Berry Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#156 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Berry Middle School's ranking?
Berry Middle School is ranked #156 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Berry Middle School?
1,081 students attend Berry Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Berry Middle School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Berry Middle School?
Berry Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Berry Middle School offer ?
Berry Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Berry Middle School part of?
Berry Middle School is part of Hoover City School District.
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