Brookhaven Middle School

1302 5th Ave Sw
Decatur, AL 35601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Brookhaven Middle School serves 494 students in grades 6-8.
Brookhaven Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Brookhaven Middle School's student population of 494 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Brookhaven Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1088 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.630.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDecatur City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brookhaven Middle School is Austin High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Park Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Decatur Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Decatur Austin High School Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,477 student
    0.6 miles
    1625 Danville Rd Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3060
    0.6 9-12 1,477
  • Decatur West Decatur Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
    0.8 miles
    708 Memorial Dr Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3027
    0.8 PK-5 302
  • Decatur Woodmeade Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
    1.0 miles
    1400 19th Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3023
    1 PK-5 380
  • Decatur Bankscaddell Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    1.1 miles
    211 Gordon Dr Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3040
    1.1 PK-5 473
  • Decatur Austinville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.2 miles
    2320 Clara Ave Sw
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 552-3050
    1.2 PK-5 388

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