Bragg Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
840 Ash Ave
Gardendale, AL 35071
Phone
(205) 379-2600
District
JEFFERSON COUNTY
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
790
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

7

(10 is best)

Better than 61.1% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Bragg Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 46
Proficiency in Reading 53 47
Proficiency in Math 53 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 43
Proficiency in Reading 50 44
Proficiency in Math 40 41

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 44
Proficiency in Reading 47 44
Proficiency in Math 55.92 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.26
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.22
AVG FOR STATE 17.51
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 263 33.3%
Grade 7 273 34.6%
Grade 8 254 32.2%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 790 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.7% 41.7% 56.2%
Black 28.6% 48.9% 33.6%
Hispanic 2.9% 8.6% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.6% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.6% 59.3% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.3% 52.5% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 6.7% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 231,303 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 287.5 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.4% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.6% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 15.6% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 89,229 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.2% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.8% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.4% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.8% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.8% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.7% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.5% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 15.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,980 $179,738,160 53.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $542 $19,561,864 5.8%
Staff $321 $11,585,532 3.4%
General Administration $143 $5,161,156 1.5%
School Administration $653 $23,568,076 7.0%
Operation $754 $27,213,368 8.0%
Transportation $504 $18,190,368 5.4%
Other $194 $7,001,848 2.1%
Total Support $3,111 $112,282,212 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,284 $46,342,128 13.7%
Total Expenditures $9,375 $338,362,500 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,255 $3,914,559,672 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $422,058,201 5.4%
Staff $393 $292,831,749 3.7%
General Administration $240 $178,450,943 2.3%
School Administration $572 $426,100,145 5.4%
Operation $872 $649,636,865 8.3%
Transportation $463 $345,216,412 4.4%
Other $209 $155,448,946 2.0%
Total Support $3,315 $2,469,591,442 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,987 $1,480,438,584 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,558 $7,864,664,335 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%