Brookhaven Middle School served 494 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 23% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 26% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Brookhaven Middle School?
494 students attend Brookhaven Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Brookhaven Middle School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 16% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brookhaven Middle School?
Brookhaven Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Brookhaven Middle School offer ?
Brookhaven Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Brookhaven Middle School part of?
Brookhaven Middle School is part of Decatur City School District.
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