Brookline High School

115 Greenough Street

Brookline, MA 02445
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (617)713-5003
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Brookline High School operates within the Brookline School District.
  • Brookline School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Brookline High School's student population of 1957 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 163 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,957 students
Brookline High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Brookline High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers163 teachers
Brookline High School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeBrookline High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Brookline High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Brookline High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Asian
15%
6%
Brookline High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
11%
19%
Brookline High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
7%
9%
Brookline High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
60%
63%
Brookline High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Brookline High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBrookline High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.35
Brookline High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
93%
87%
Brookline High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
Brookline High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
Brookline High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Brookline High School is Brookline School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Brookline School District's student population of 7,668 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,211 in this district is less than the state average of $20,551. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,657 is less than the state average of $19,475. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameBrookline School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    12
    3
    Number of Students Managed7,6681,344
    Brookline School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    81%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    84%
    71%
    District Graduation Rate
    93%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$130 MM$28 MM
    District Spending$126 MM$26 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,211$20,551
    District Spending / Student$17,657$19,475
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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