Brenham Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,023 students in Brenham Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Brenham Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Brenham Independent School District are Brenham J High School, Brenham Middle School and Krause Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Brenham Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Brenham Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Brenham Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
8 Schools
8,949 Schools
# Students
5,023 Students
5,396,088 Students
# Teachers
360 Teachers
355,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Brenham Independent School District, which is ranked #443 of all 1,199 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#447 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brenham Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brenham Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brenham Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brenham Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.64
# American Indian Students
5 Students
20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
97 Students
235,497 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,750 Students
2,825,284 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
52%
# Black Students
1,097 Students
679,951 Students
% Black Students
22%
13%
# White Students
1,969 Students
1,504,261 Students
% White Students
39%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
8,027 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
104 Students
122,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
300
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
333
371,386
# Students in 1st Grade:
359
388,423
# Students in 2nd Grade:
339
394,203
# Students in 3rd Grade:
340
409,772
# Students in 4th Grade:
350
413,303
# Students in 5th Grade:
398
413,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
346
402,103
# Students in 7th Grade:
406
402,169
# Students in 8th Grade:
381
398,308
# Students in 9th Grade:
399
433,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
358
397,433
# Students in 11th Grade:
366
371,955
# Students in 12th Grade:
348
345,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,956 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,528. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,506 is less than the state median of $12,308. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$50 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brenham Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$48 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Brenham Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,956
$12,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brenham Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,506
$12,308
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brenham Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Brenham Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brenham J High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Carlee Dr
Brenham, TX 77834
(979) 277-3830
Grades: 7-8
| 787 students
Rank: #22.
Brenham Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1600 S Blue Bell Rd
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 277-3845
Grades: 5-6
| 744 students
Rank: #33.
Krause Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2201 E Stone
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 277-3860
Grades: PK-4
| 678 students
Rank: #44.
Alton Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1210 S Market St
Brenham, TX 77834
(979) 277-3870
Grades: PK-4
| 474 students
Rank: #55.
Brenham High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
525 A H Ehrig Dr
Brenham, TX 77834
(979) 277-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #66.
Brenham Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Blue Bell Dr
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 277-3880
Grades: PK-4
| 603 students
304 Kerr St
Brenham, TX 77834
(979) 277-3770
Grades: PK
| 266 students
Pride Academy
Alternative School
1301 S Market
Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 277-3890
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,023 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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