Brookwood High School

  • Brookwood High School serves 982 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Brookwood High School operates within the Tuscaloosa County School District.
  • Tuscaloosa County School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 982 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 982 students
Brookwood High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Brookwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Brookwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Brookwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Brookwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Brookwood High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
10%
33%
Brookwood High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
88%
56%
Brookwood High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brookwood High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Brookwood High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.58
Brookwood High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
47%
Brookwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Brookwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tuscaloosa County School District's student population of 18,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,727 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,347 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
6
Number of Students Managed 18,015 2,879
Tuscaloosa County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
Tuscaloosa County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $28 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $167 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,727 $9,721
Tuscaloosa County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,347 $10,229
Tuscaloosa County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • BrookwoodBrookwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 567 students
    0.2 miles
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    BrookwoodAL 35444
    (205)342-2668
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  • VanceBrookwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
    4 miles
    17021 Brookwood Parkway
    VanceAL 35490
    (205)342-2748
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  • VanceVance Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 451 students
    7.3 miles
    18202 Hwy 11 N
    VanceAL 35490
    (205)342-2697
    7.3KG-5451
  • WoodstockWoodstock Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 302 students
    10.2 miles
    19456 Eastern Valley Rd
    WoodstockAL 35188
    (205)938-2028
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  • CottondaleDavis-emerson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 344 students
    10.3 miles
    1500 Bulldog Blvd.
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)342-2750
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