Brighton High School



Brighton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 418
10 480
11 447
12 441

Brighton High School is a public high school of the School District 27j located in Brighton, CO. It has 1,786 students in grades 9th through 12th. Brighton High School is the 40th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,253rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,786
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,253rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 40th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 423rd out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 51st out of 496

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Brighton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 954
(53%)
2,305
(51%)
 Female 832
(47%)
2,174
(49%)

Brighton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 937
(52%)
2,065
(46%)
 White 748
(42%)
2,064
(46%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
116
(3%)
 Asian 22
(1%)
108
(2%)
 Black 16
(1%)
87
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
10
(0%)

Brighton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,133
(63%)
3,024
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 538
(30%)
1,157
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(6%)
298
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Brighton High School is ranked 44th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 36.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brighton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1939
2006 1629
2007 1502
2008 1485
2009 1532
2010 1647
2011 1653
2012 1788
2013 1843
2014 1918
2015 1786

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.2
2007 19
2008 18.7
2009 19.8
2010 23.7
2011 23.4
2012 26.1
2013 23.9
2014 24.9
2015 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.082516761217122
2006 0.086556169429098
2007 0.034620505992011
2008 0.017508417508418
2009 0.19712793733681
2010 0.13782635094111
2011 0.2129461584997
2012 0.20805369127517
2013 0.19153553988063
2014 0.38008342022941
2015 0.36562150055991

Compare Brighton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.6%
 
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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