Brookhaven Middle School

1302 5th Ave Sw, Decatur, AL 35601 | (256) 552-3045
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 595
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Larry Eugene Collier
  • Fax: (256) 552-3047
  • Website: www.dcs.edu
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Decatur City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,919
  • Graduation Rate: 72.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.5
  • Enrolled Students: 8,753

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 595
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 296 (49.7%)
  • Females: 297 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 36 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 465 (78.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 501 (84.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Brookhaven Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black30050.4%
Asian--
Hispanic17128.7%
White12120.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Brookhaven Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade19933.4%
7th Grade19733.1%
8th Grade19933.4%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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1 review for Brookhaven Middle School

  • Reviewed by Teacher on October 27, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Brookhaven's teachers work very hard to help students achieve in all areas of the curriculum. We strive to provide a safe, nurturing environment for academic, social, and emotional growth.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Brookhaven Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on ARMT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading

ARMT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201057.2%77.3%76.9%
200952.2%73.9%74.9%
200846.4%69.9%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201061.2%80.2%86.1%
200972.6%84.0%86.2%
200859.1%78.6%86.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201039.8%70.8%68.8%
200940.0%69.1%65.8%
200833.5%59.2%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201073.0%85.9%83.0%
200963.9%79.8%81.3%
200858.8%75.9%79.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201058.6%81.1%78.6%
200949.3%73.0%73.8%
200851.7%73.0%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201055.3%74.2%73.5%
200957.0%73.5%74.9%
200858.0%74.0%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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