Brody Middle School

  • Brody Middle School serves 736 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Brody Middle School operates within the Des Moines Independent Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 736 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 736 students
Brody Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Brody Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Brody Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Brody Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Brody Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
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Brody Middle School American Indian Students (2000-2011)
Asian
4%
2%
Brody Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
10%
Brody Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
5%
Brody Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
63%
78%
Brody Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brody Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Brody Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.56 0.22
Brody 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.
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Brody Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
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Brody Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Des Moines Independent Community School District's student population of 32,809 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,574 in this district is less than the state average of $12,789. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,776 is higher than the state average of $12,315. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Des Moines Independent Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 32,809 673
Des Moines Independent Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $429 MM $9 MM
Des Moines Independent Community School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $436 MM $8 MM
Des Moines Independent Community School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,574 $12,789
Des Moines Independent Community School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,776 $12,315
Des Moines Independent Community School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
this school is a great school to go to and is not over protective like some schools I know. the new principal is OK and I''m learning lots from experienced teachers. I wouldn't change what school I go to
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