PROFICIENCY 44% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Lauderdale County
45%Killen
37%Alabama

Brooks High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Lauderdale County" in Killen, AL. There are a total of 760 students and 41 teachers at Brooks High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 225 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Brooks High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 17% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students760
Teachers41.44
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch225
Reduced lunch41

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment80
Taking some courses80
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses56

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 Brooks High School, there are a total of 80 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 80 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
830-34%
High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
850-54%
High School70-74%

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.

Brooks High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 92.9% 94.5% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 2.8% 2.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 1.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.9% 1.7% 3.1%

Killen demographics profile

StatisticKillenAlabamaNational
Population39,9384,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5319791
Median age38.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Killen

IndexKillenAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.1%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Brooks High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.