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.
Hamilton County 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 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% 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 (2004-2014)
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)
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

Hamilton County School District's student population of 43,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 67% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,885 is higher than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,930 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 83%
Hamilton County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $372 MM $30 MM
Hamilton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $374 MM $29 MM
Hamilton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,885 $8,707
Hamilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,930 $8,563
Hamilton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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
    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
    0.5 miles
    800 Woodmore La
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0394
    0.5PK-5369
  • ChattanoogaDalewood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 325 students
    1 miles
    1300 Shallowford Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0323
    16-8325
  • ChattanoogaBarger AcademyMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 403 students
    1.1 miles
    4808 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0348
    1.1KG-5403
  • ChattanoogaChattanooga Charter School Of ExcellenceCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 327 students
    1.3 miles
    5600 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)521-0402
    1.3KG-5327
  • Chattanooga Chattanooga School For The Liberal ArtsMagnet School
    Grades: KG-8 | 397 students
    1.8 miles
    6579 East Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37421
    (423)855-2614
    1.8KG-8397

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