Brighton Middle School



Brighton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 54
2 50
3 51
4 45
5 44
6 50
7 44
8 35
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brighton Middle School is a public elementary school located in Brighton, AL in the Jefferson County School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brighton Middle School is the 440th largest public school in Alabama and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 440th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 291st out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 383rd out of 783

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Brighton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 225
(52%)
12,551
(49%)
 Male 211
(48%)
13,284
(51%)

Brighton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 289
(66%)
11,008
(43%)
 Hispanic 134
(31%)
1,704
(7%)
 White 8
(2%)
12,628
(49%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
337
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
114
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Brighton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 402
(92%)
13,058
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
1,994
(8%)
 Not Eligible 12
(3%)
10,783
(42%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Brighton Middle School is ranked 163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brighton Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 358
2007 350
2008 345
2009 311
2010 337
2011 381
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 10.1
2007 9.9
2008 11.2
2009 11
2010 9.9
2011 11.5
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94459102902375
2006 0.94692737430168
2007 0.93142857142857
2008 0.91014492753623
2009 0.95498392282958
2010 0.94955489614243
2011 0.95800524934383
2012 0.97247706422018

Compare Brighton Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 97.2%
 

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Public KG - 09 436 12.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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