1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brookhaven Middle School serves 494 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Brookhaven Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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School Overview

Brookhaven Middle School's student population of 494 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Brookhaven Middle School is 0.63, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
26%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
46%
8%
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Black
37%
33%
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White
16%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brookhaven Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 10% in AL)

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