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Brookhaven High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 776 students


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Posted April 21, 2009

Brookhaven High School is a really good school. If you are thinking about moving this is the school to pick good teachers. and good extra cirriculm things.. like band and chior.. run by really good strong directors. I really like this school. my child does also
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 17, 2009

the brookhaven high school is really good the teachers are good and yes they do care. if your child is in band they will definally get a good education the director clay whingtton is really really good top notch trust me
—Submitted by a student

Posted December 5, 2008

BHS is a really good school.. but the environment isnt good.. half the teachers just dont care what we do or anything..!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a student

Posted November 17, 2008

This is a well run school. They also offer more AP classes than any of the surrounding schools. My child is in the band, and they are great. The band director is a strong disciplinarian, which is just what the students need. I would recommend this school and district to anyone moving to this area.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 19, 2006

Brookhaven High is absolutely the best school in the area. It has a great quality of staff, and when I have my family, my child will be attending BHS.
—Submitted by a former student

Posted March 1, 2006

Great school, great environment, and great staff.
—Submitted by a student

Posted March 25, 2005

Brookhaven hight is a great school and i think that they have such a wonderful principal. i am so proud of their football team this year for winning the south state class 4A championship.
—Submitted by a student

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 97% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.




Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests

Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.








English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.








U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 62% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 65% 50%
White 34% 46%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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443 East Monticello St
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone: (601) 833-4498


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