Brighton Area Schools School District

125 S Church St
Brighton, MI 48116-2403
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Brighton Area Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,792 students in Brighton Area Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Brighton Area Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
9 Schools
3,542 Schools
# Students
5,792 Students
1,395,053 Students
# Teachers
316 Teachers
82,775 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Brighton Area Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 863 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MI)
#31 out of 866 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brighton Area Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brighton Area Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brighton Area Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brighton Area Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.16
0.55
# American Indian Students
16 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
86 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
225 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
21 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
n/a
18%
# White Students
5,315 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
92%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
125 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
470
114,607
# Students in 1st Grade:
381
98,784
# Students in 2nd Grade:
411
100,963
# Students in 3rd Grade:
391
100,661
# Students in 4th Grade:
404
100,564
# Students in 5th Grade:
399
102,114
# Students in 6th Grade:
407
102,037
# Students in 7th Grade:
405
104,290
# Students in 8th Grade:
485
107,471
# Students in 9th Grade:
492
121,594
# Students in 10th Grade:
505
114,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
499
109,014
# Students in 12th Grade:
543
114,017
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,014 is higher than the state median of $18,261. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,035 is higher than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$110 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brighton Area Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$105 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Brighton Area Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$19,014
$18,261
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brighton Area Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$18,035
$17,455
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brighton Area Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Brighton Area Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hawkins Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8900 Lee Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-3900
Grades: K-4
| 500 students
Rank: #22.
Hornung Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4680 Bauer Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-4450
Grades: K-4
| 540 students
Rank: #33.
Spencer Road Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10639 Spencer Rd
Brighton, MI 48114
(810) 299-4350
Grades: K-4
| 515 students
Rank: #44.
Maltby Intermediate School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4740 Bauer Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-3600
Grades: 5-6
| 806 students
Rank: #55.
Brighton High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7878 Brighton Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,963 students
Rank: #66.
Hilton Road Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9600 Hilton Rd
Brighton, MI 48114
(810) 299-3950
Grades: K-4
| 502 students
Rank: #77.
Scranton Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8415 Maltby Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-3700
Grades: 7-8
| 890 students
Rank: #88.
Bridge Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
125 South Church St
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-4046
Grades: 9-12
| 76 students
Rank: n/an/a
Miller
Special Education School
850 Spencer
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 299-4130
Grades: PK
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Brighton Area Schools School District?
Brighton Area Schools School District manages 9 public schools serving 5,792 students.
What is the rank of Brighton Area Schools School District?
Brighton Area Schools School District is ranked #30 out of 863 school districts in Michigan (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Brighton Area Schools School District?
92% of Brighton Area Schools School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Brighton Area Schools School District?
Brighton Area Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Brighton Area Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,035 is higher than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in MI)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 61% (Top 5%)
  • : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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