Brooks High School

4300 Highway 72
Killen, AL 35645
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Brooks High School serves 744 students in grades 7-12.
Brooks High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Brooks High School's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Brooks High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Brooks High School is 0.17, which is less 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 (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#421 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLauderdale County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Brooks High School is Lexington School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooks Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Killen Brooks Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 871 students
    2.2 miles
    100 School Ln
    Killen, AL 35645
    (256) 757-2171
    2.2 PK-6 871
  • Lexington Lexington School Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 892 students
    2.2 miles
    101 School St
    Lexington, AL 35648
    (256) 229-6622
    2.2 PK-12 892
  • Killen Allen Thornton Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    3.0 miles
    7275 Highway 72
    Killen, AL 35645
    (256) 757-2101
    3 10-12 n/a
  • Leighton Hatton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
    7.0 miles
    2130 Hatton School Rd
    Leighton, AL 35646
    (256) 446-5679
    7 PK-6 274
  • Florence Rogers High School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,213 student
    7.5 miles
    300 Rogers Ln
    Florence, AL 35634
    (256) 757-3106
    7.5 PK-12 1,213

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