PROFICIENCY 50% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #44 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #64 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #1337 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
51%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Brighton High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 974 students and 80 teachers at Brighton High, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 711 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Brighton High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 23% lower than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students974
Teachers80.27
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch711
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment133
Taking some courses105
Taking some courses (not tests)29
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses88

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Brighton High, there are a total of 133 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 105 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School60-64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Brighton High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 5.6% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 46.0% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 43.8% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population639,5946,657,291314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)13,22483991
Median age31.339.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%78%79%
Speak Spanish16%8%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school82.1%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college62.9%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.6%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters20.1%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.0%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%2.4%1.3%
Source: The Brighton High data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.