Brooks High School

4300 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 747 students in grades 7-12, Brooks High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 747 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Brooks High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Brooks High School's student population of 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
747 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Brooks High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Brooks High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#664 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Brooks High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Brooks High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Brooks High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Brooks High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Brooks High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
87%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Brooks High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brooks High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.24
This chart displays the diversity score of Brooks High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Brooks High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brooks High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brooks High School's ranking?
Brooks High School is ranked #664 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Brooks High School often compared to?
Brooks High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Florence High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Brooks High School?
The graduation rate of Brooks High School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Brooks High School?
747 students attend Brooks High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Brooks High School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brooks High School?
Brooks High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Brooks High School offer ?
Brooks High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Brooks High School part of?
Brooks High School is part of Lauderdale County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 747 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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