PROFICIENCY 44% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Lauderdale County

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.


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

High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Brooks High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 92.9% 94.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 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

Population density (sq mi)2189791
Median age41.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Killen

Completed 8th grade65.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school65.7%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college50.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%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.
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