Brookline High School

  • Brookline High School serves 1,957 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brookline High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Brookline High School's student population of 1,957 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 163 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers163 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookline High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookline High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brookline High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
15%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
19%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
60%
63%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brookline High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.600.35
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookline School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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