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
9 271
10 281
11 256
12 284
UG 16

Brighton High School is a public high school of the Boston School District located in Brighton, MA. It has 1,108 students in grades 9th through 12th. Brighton High School is the 109th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 5,208th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,108
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.31

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Brighton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 619
(56%)
9,910
(51%)
 Female 489
(44%)
9,405
(49%)

Brighton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 498
(45%)
6,058
(31%)
 Black 490
(44%)
7,703
(40%)
 White 54
(5%)
2,822
(15%)
 Asian 41
(4%)
2,278
(12%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
357
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
67
(0%)

Brighton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 766
(69%)
11,991
(62%)
 Not Eligible 306
(28%)
6,069
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
1,255
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Brighton High School is ranked 35th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 1257
2006 1273
2007 1295
2008 1251
2009 1208
2010 1233
2011 1144
2012 1108

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 15.9
2007 15.5
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 16
2011 14.6
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81941129673827
2006 0.83267871170463
2007 0.8
2008 0.81454836131095
2009 0.7864238410596
2010 0.79480940794809
2011 0.80157342657343
2012 0.72382671480144

Compare Brighton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Brighton High School
Brighton, MA
Public 09 - 12 1,108 13:1  
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Kennedy Day
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Horace Mann School for the Deaf
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Public PK - 12 119 2.3:1 1 miles
Lyon Upper 9-12
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Public 09 - 12 134 8.5:1 1 miles
Perkins School for the Blind
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Private PK - 12 220 2:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 12 531 7:1 2 miles
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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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