Brewster High School

  • Brewster High School serves 1,183 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Brewster High School operates within the Brewster Central School District.
  • Brewster Central School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1183 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,183 students
Brewster High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Brewster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Brewster High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Brewster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Brewster High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
9%
Brewster High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
21%
25%
Brewster High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
18%
Brewster High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
72%
45%
Brewster High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brewster High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Brewster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Brewster High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.37
Brewster High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
15%
45%
Brewster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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%
6%
Brewster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Brewster Central School District's student population of 3,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $27,001 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $26,314 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Brewster Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,248 935
Brewster Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 96% 87%
Brewster Central School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $31 MM
Brewster Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $30 MM
Brewster Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $27,001 $32,940
Brewster Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $26,314 $31,547
Brewster Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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