Brentsville District High School

  • Brentsville District High School serves 1,034 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Brentsville District High School's student population of 1,034 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,034 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brentsville District High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brentsville District High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brentsville District High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
16%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
72%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brentsville District High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.460.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brentsville District High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
BDHS students are different in a good way. Teachers are chill, yet demand a lot. Admin helps students out so do teachers. Some good clubs. You can tell teachers n leaders care and will help you.
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Too many racist students, also teachers. Staff needs to pay attention to that and also on the teachers. Thankfully, not all staff are like that.
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Its country, that i dont mind but the teachers just dont teach like they should and every student there knows that.
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