Brainerd High School

Brainerd High School serves 592 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Brainerd High School operates within the Hamilton County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 592 students has declined by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 592 students
Brainerd High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Brainerd High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Brainerd High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Brainerd High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Brainerd High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Brainerd High School Black Students (2012-2014)
Black
96%
23%
Brainerd High School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
3%
65%
Brainerd High School White Students (1998-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Brainerd High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.26
Brainerd High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
87%
51%
Brainerd High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Brainerd High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,885 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,930 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
8
Number of Students Managed 43,540 3,515
Hamilton County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 83%
Hamilton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $372 MM $30 MM
Hamilton County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $374 MM $29 MM
Hamilton County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,885 $8,707
Hamilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,930 $8,563
Hamilton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is East Ridge High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dalewood Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodmore Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • ChattanoogaWoodmore Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 369 students800 Woodmore La
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0394
    0.5PK-5369
  • ChattanoogaDalewood Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 325 students1300 Shallowford Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0323
    16-8325
  • ChattanoogaBarger Academy
    Magnet School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 403 students4808 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0348
    1.1KG-5403
  • ChattanoogaChattanooga Charter School Of Excellence
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 327 students5600 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)521-0402
    1.3KG-5327
  • Chattanooga Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
    Magnet School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 397 students6579 East Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37421
    (423)855-2614
    1.8KG-8397

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