Bottenfield Middle School

  • Bottenfield Middle School serves 691 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Bottenfield Middle School operates within the Jefferson County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 691 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 691 students
Bottenfield Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bottenfield Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Bottenfield Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bottenfield Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Bottenfield Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Bottenfield Middle School Asian Students (2002-2007)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Bottenfield Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
84%
33%
Bottenfield Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
12%
56%
Bottenfield Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bottenfield Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.28 0.32
Bottenfield Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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%
47%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Bottenfield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County School District's student population of 36,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,231 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,313 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
6
Number of Students Managed 36,003 2,879
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $333 MM $28 MM
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $336 MM $29 MM
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,231 $9,717
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,313 $9,955
Jefferson County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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