Brighton High School

  • Brighton High School serves 1,915 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brighton High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Brighton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

  • Brighton High School's student population of 1,915 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,915 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brighton High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brighton High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#99 out of 932 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
84%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 UT.
Diversity Score0.290.41
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Graduation Rate
92%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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 Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJordan School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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