PROFICIENCY 22% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County

Brighton Middle School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Brighton, AL. There are a total of 518 students and 31 teachers at Brighton Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 445 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Brighton Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 41% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch445
Reduced lunch21


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Brighton Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7<= 10%
8<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Brighton Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.1% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 66.5% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.5% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

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Brighton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8049291
Median age39.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Brighton

Completed 8th grade83.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Brighton Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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