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
9 461
10 419
11 458
12 450

Brighton High School is a public high school of the Brighton School District No. 27j located in Brighton, CO. It has 1,788 students in grades 9th through 12th. Brighton High School is the 35th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,135th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,788
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.55

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Brighton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 898
(50%)
2,036
(50%)
 Male 890
(50%)
2,015
(50%)

Brighton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 909
(51%)
1,789
(44%)
 White 796
(45%)
1,936
(48%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
76
(2%)
 Asian 25
(1%)
123
(3%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Black 11
(1%)
86
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
11
(0%)

Brighton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,416
(79%)
2,999
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(17%)
774
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(4%)
278
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Brighton High School is ranked 81st out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.8%) is lower than the state average of 35.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Brighton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.8%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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