Brainerd High School

  • Brainerd High School serves 617 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brainerd High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Brainerd High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Brainerd High School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brainerd High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brainerd High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1595 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
93%
22%
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White
4%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brainerd High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.130.55
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Graduation Rate80-84%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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