Brainerd High School

Brainerd High School serves 624 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Brainerd High School operates within the Hamilton County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 624 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 624 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same 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 12:1 15:1
Black
96%
23%
White
4%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
90%
51%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,572 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Hamilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
8
Number of Students Managed 44,572 3,473
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
District Total Revenue $361 MM $28 MM
District Spending $371 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,935 $8,379
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    800 Woodmore La
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0394
    0.5 mi | 401 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChattanoogaDalewood Middle School
    1300 Shallowford Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0323
    1 mi | 316 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChattanoogaBarger Academy
    Magnet School
    4808 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)493-0348
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 403 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ChattanoogaChattanooga Charter School Of Excellence
    Charter School
    5600 Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37411
    (423)521-0402
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 268 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Chattanooga Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
    Magnet School
    6579 East Brainerd Rd
    ChattanoogaTN 37421
    (423)855-2614
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | 382 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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