Brentwood High School

  • Brentwood High School serves 4,558 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Brentwood High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.
  • Brentwood High School operates within the Brentwood Union Free School District.
  • Brentwood Union Free School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the New York state average of 81%.

Top Placements (New York)

Brentwood High School is Listed among the top public schools in New York for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • Brentwood High School's student population of 4558 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 238 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,558 students
Brentwood High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Brentwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers238 teachers
Brentwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBrentwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Brentwood High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brentwood High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
Brentwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
2%
9%
Brentwood High School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
81%
26%
Brentwood High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
12%
18%
Brentwood High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
5%
44%
Brentwood High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBrentwood High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.38
Brentwood High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
78%
81%
Brentwood High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
44%
Brentwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Brentwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Brentwood High School is Brentwood Union Free School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Brentwood Union Free School District's student population of 18,771 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 76% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,641 in this district is less than the state average of $31,939. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $19,445 is less than the state average of $33,406. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBrentwood Union Free School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    17
    2
    Number of Students Managed18,771902
    Brentwood Union Free School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    49%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    46%
    District Graduation Rate
    76%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$309 MM$29 MM
    District Spending$340 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,641$31,939
    District Spending / Student$19,445$33,406
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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