Brighton High School

  • Brighton High School serves 682 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brighton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Brighton High School's student population of 682 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students682 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brighton High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brighton High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#716 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
48%
20%
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Black
42%
9%
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White
4%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Brighton High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brighton High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.600.59
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Graduation Rate
59%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brighton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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