Brainerd High School

Brainerd High School serves 638 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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 638 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 638 students
Brainerd High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Brainerd High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Brainerd High School 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 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Brainerd High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
96%
24%
Brainerd High School Black (1998-2012)
White
2%
66%
Brainerd High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Brainerd High School Sch Ethnicity Brainerd High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.69
Brainerd High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
93%
48%
Brainerd High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Brainerd High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,045 students has grown by 8% 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
78
8
Number of Students Managed 45,045 3,353
Hamilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 80%
Hamilton County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $28 MM
District Spending $371 MM $28 MM
Hamilton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $8,477
Hamilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,935 $8,379
Hamilton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chattanooga Woodmore Elementary School
    800 Woodmore
    Chattanooga , TN , 37411
    (423)493-0394
    0.5  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chattanooga Dalewood Middle School
    1300 Shallowford
    Chattanooga , TN , 37411
    (423)493-0323
    1  mi  |  288  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Chattanooga Barger Academy
    Magnet School
    4808 Brainerd
    Chattanooga , TN , 37411
    (423)493-0348
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Chattanooga Chattanooga Charter School Of Excellence
    Charter School
    5600 Brainerd Rd
    Chattanooga , TN , 37411
    (423)209-8538
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  184  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Chattanooga Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
    Magnet School
    6579 East Brainerd
    Chattanooga , TN , 37421
    (423)855-2614
    Magnet School
    1.8  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Chattanooga, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Chattanooga is East Brainerd Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.