1001 Leon Street
Durham, NC 27704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Brogden Middle School serves 628 students in grades 6-8.
Brogden Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Brogden Middle School's student population of 628 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Brogden Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brogden Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2125 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
19%
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Black
37%
25%
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White
13%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/21/2012
The teachers really care about each and evrey one of their students. The school has agreat atmosphere about it. I had one son there and I appreciated the help and concerned they had for him. Now my daughter is there but this is also her last year. Teachers and faculty please keep up the great work. I have two nieces in your area. Iadvise my sister to register them at your school.
- Posted by Parent - ms.li

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 628 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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