Bottenfield Middle School

  • Bottenfield Middle School serves 636 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Bottenfield Middle School's student population of 636 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students636 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bottenfield Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bottenfield Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bottenfield Middle School is 0.28, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1049 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
84%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bottenfield Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.280.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bottenfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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