Brooks High School

  • Brooks High School serves 744 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brooks High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 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), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#449 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
5%
33%
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White
91%
55%
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Diversity Score0.170.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
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

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