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2 6th Avenue
Brentwood, NY 11717

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December 16, 2013
Student of BHS class of 2001. I believe this school is a great school, as a student of the Brentwood High School and the Brentwood school district from grades 6 - 12, I felt very loved and encouraged by the students and teachers. There are many opportunities academically and extra curricularly in this school, like in any school there were fights and people getting in trouble, but i believe that if parents, teachers and students work together you can have a very successful education at BHS and be very prepared for college or life after HS. I will say I did many extra curricular activities such as drama, musical theater, choir, photography, radio, honor society. I do wish I would have gone for the more honors and AP classes, but again that was up to me and at the time I could not be bothered, even though teachers did encourage me to go for the more challenging classes. Overall, I believe this school is great and filled with many opportunities that the parent/teacher/student conbo needs to be actively looking for.

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August 14, 2013
I went to this school I came to the US nt knowing a wrd in English by my second month of school I ws speaking proper English n translatin for others .....nobody ws bullied yes there was fights but it came from the ignorant ones which we accounter everyday everywhere......the teachers cares no matter Wat they always pushing u to do better advising u.......I loved all my teachers except some were rude at times....so let's jst say I didn't pay them no mind cuz yes we do bump into those types of people.......the after school activities were always on....and u find kids hanging out jking dancing doing all type of fun things teachers stay after jst so students can catch up to unfinished class wrks......I loved it there and if I ever get kids one day this is where I want them to go to school but am jst hoping their teachers wud b like mines were......bcause the friends u make there bcomes family to u teachers bcomes ur parents in a way class clowns even teachers had u laughing at times. So to all who criticize B-Wood High and say its no gud yall are wrong bcuz its not a school its a home a family .....

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August 12, 2013
For all the people who wrote glowing reviews about their education from BHS, please note all the grammatical errors and misspellings IN your reviews. It does not speak well of the school OR your education if this how you compose a review as an adult.

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July 12, 2013
if you read this I advise to not have your children attend this school. you will only find a couple of teachers that will care because the teachers in brentwood are so judgmental. if you dress like a kid that does bad they will help you in no way even though you might not be.

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January 17, 2013
I'm a student in BHS and i love it here. Everyone thinks brentwood is a bad community because of the gangs drugs and fighting and whatnot but i feel that's in all schools not just brentwood. The staff here is amazing they will go out of their way just to make sure you have great grades attend extra help if you need and staying out of trouble. Brentwood has many classes to take for all students interests we have art classes music classes wood shop computer classes and ROTC. We also have great coaches our school is known for our soccer and basketball and our music program also ROTC drill team. Brentwood's green machine came in second place in the state. And the administrators do a great job keeping us in check. also the guidance staff helps with collage preparation. The students here are so friendly and hardly anyone gets bullied its a great place to make friends. overall i think brentwood is a pretty great school. (:

- submitted by a student
January 11, 2012
I am a former student in Brentwood High School. I enjoyed it there. Most of the teachers are friendly and helpful. Some teachers will call you and let you know that your child is failing. They recently added this new thing where you will get a phone if your child had missed or cut a class. They are really updating a lot. They have becoming more strict than before. I really enjoyed the school.

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March 22, 2011
My kids went to Brentwood school and they loved it, I wish I never moved from long island, Brentwood is still nice at least my street is the same, handcock street, Brentwood , anyone out there from Brentwood? we are in florida now.

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February 09, 2010
The High School is not as bad as some people pretend it is. I attended the Brentwood School district from 1st-12th grade. I graduated with a regents diploma & do have to say that there is BARELY anyone there that speaks spanish. I am hispanic & speak perfect english. Actually, I learned spanish in my high school spanish class. Most students attending this high school speak english, not spanish. That is such a racial statement. The teachers there actually care for their students & push them to succeed. How a student asserts them selves is a different story. I have been to and seen much worse high schools then Brentwood.

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no rating November 04, 2009
The students are wonderful and the staff is extremely dedicated!!!

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October 31, 2009
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no rating September 16, 2009
Both my daughters spent all their school years in the district and excelled at all they did. They have since graduated - both this year - one a year early, from Ross. I worked for the district for four years and it was by far one of the best jobs I ever had ! The teachers are very dedicated to their students even after they move on through the years....

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September 06, 2009
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August 09, 2009
I'm a student of BHS. It's not a good school.; one of the worst. It's good for people of Spanish decent or at least speak it. If you're American and don't speak Spanish, it's hard to get through; not to mention the gangs in that school. I've definitely been to better. Also, the math studies are horrible their.

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April 24, 2009
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April 22, 2009
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March 27, 2009
Im a student of bhs. brentwood high school is such a good school, the teachers prepare you to go to college. in the area of sports great, they have studies for hispanic students. BHS is a great school to go

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November 13, 2008
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October 03, 2008
Im a student at ross high.I enjoy attending bhs.The teachers are great at teaching the material.They give us great and useful programs that will help us get into a good college.Overall this school is well prepared. I just believe that their is way to much students in each school.Ross high is a old school wich is realy small its hard to get 2 class under the 4 minutes they give us. Wich cause all the drama.Brentwood should build another high school.

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August 26, 2008
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May 28, 2008
I will rate brentwood high school 4 stars.My son has been kept busy and responsible and this will make him a good citizen,irrespective of testscores.

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no rating April 09, 2008
i feel like the students who are in the brentwood school district have a good chance. most of the problem have since graduated 07 and beyond have better facilities and teachers to go along. i feel they were waiting for the problem students such as myself to leave i thank bhs for my education although it didnt ready me for college as i thought

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October 29, 2007
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July 03, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
January 12, 2006
Brentwood High School does not get the recognition that it deserves. My son is a junior in the school. The teachers in this school really care and their level of expertise is outstanding. This is a large school district and it's difficult to accommodate everyone's needs, but Brentwood works very hard in achieving that goal. Brentwood's extracurricular activities are so broad. Besides basketball, football and lacrosse, there is fencing, track, golf, soccer, etc. to name a few. The coaches spend a lot of their own personal time with the kids and that is commendable. There is a club for everyone. What I would like to see is a lot more parent involvement. Children whose parents are involved in their day to day studies seem to excel a little more. I just don't think there is enough of it.

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November 06, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
no rating August 17, 2005
Its a good school, my kids love it. The staff are great and understanding.

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August 04, 2005
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July 14, 2005
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July 12, 2005
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- submitted by a student
May 14, 2005
Brentwood High School is located in the dead center of Long Island. Although some may think that Brentwood schools are not good, I strongly disagree. As a former BHS student, and current parent of a Brentwood student, I would like to say that the education that a student gets from attending here is very unique. While you experience a very wonderful melting pot of cultures and sample for yourself a taste of the 'real world.' I recommend without reservation the Brentwood School District to any parent who wishes their child a bright future and a strong foundation.

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April 14, 2005
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April 13, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
no rating February 16, 2005
When I first relocated to Brentwood from Freeport, which is also ethnically diverse, I was told by my neighbors that the Brentwood School District was great. As I acclaimated myself with my neighborhood, I was then told how horrible the school district was simply because of the racial mix. How wrong these people were! The world is not merely black and white, and we should be able to get along and cohabitate with people from all backgrounds. We should take a lesson from our children and see people for who they are, not what they are. I happen to love the ecclectic mix that Brentwood has to offer. I look forward to my daughter attending Ross/Sonderling in the very near future. School like life is what you make it.

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2004
I must say, being a Brentwood graduate has prepared me for many great things. The Brentwood education is a great one and the diversity of the students is second to none. I am proud of my high school and look forward to being a teacher there in the very near future. The education and love shown to me and my siblings from my educators is what drives me to continue on and come back and teach just as they taught me. True, many great teachers are retiring and leaving the district, but have no fear, for the future is here, and we are ready to step in without missing a beat.

- submitted by a former student
August 31, 2004
Being a BHS graduate, I have to say the rep is a mistatement. I am proud to say that I was not one the students involved in the disruptions, which may I add, happens in any school. So why is BHS given its bad rep...is it because of its outstanding ethinic diversity??? Other schools should take note. That diversity is what would help alot of adults deal with others in the work field, a privilege that was had in BHS at an early age. The clubs, arts, sports, and music programs are great. Can't say that I missed out in a great education by being taught at BHS.

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- submitted by a student
July 09, 2004
As a gradute of the Class of 2004, I am so proud to say that I graduated from Brentwood High School. I know that Brentwood High School gets a lot of bad reputation but that will never stop it from being the best. Not only do they have this incredible Staff that act more like there your friends than teachers but it also has this incredible atmosphere that you can't find in any other school. The thing that I will miss the most about this school is it's diversity and teachers.

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June 17, 2004
I am glad to say that I am graduating from this school on June 26th with my head up high. The teachers and staff do everything they can to help the students. They dont act like its just some job where they get paid, they really bond to the students and keep in touch with some of the graduates. The school gets its fights, but we really do get a bad rap. The majority of us are some of the brightest in the state, and given our funds its a true accomplishment. The value of our education hasnt even lessened in the construction being done. Our music department is awesome to the point that we have recieved a grammy at least one for it. The art department is very involved and branched out. BHS, Sonderling and Ross 2004!

- submitted by a student
June 15, 2004
Both my sons attend Brentwood Schools, my oldest will start at Ross High this Sept and he has been a memeber of the Green Machine Marching Band for a year now. Brentwood has a very good academic program and the best music program in the nation . At competitions they always win top honors if not 1st place. There are many activities, groups for the kids to join with very capable teachers heading them, the kids actually learn and feel proud of their accomplishments when competing against other districts. The teachers, principals, counselors, and other members of the school district are extremely dedicated and focused. The school district is large compared to other districts on Long Island but they work just as hard in making it the best for the kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
I went to Brentwood and so has both of my children. The teachers are among the best and the music department is one of the best in the nation.

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September 09, 2003
I went to this school and my family and from there, we have become teachers and lawyers. All because we had a teacher that cared.

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August 26, 2003
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- submitted by a community member
August 25, 2003
Brentwood's best characteristic is its ethnical diversity, that way students learn that there is more than what they see at home in the real world. they face many challenges and learn to decide what they really want in life and where thay want to go.

- submitted by a former student
August 23, 2003
I am a graduate of Brentwood High School's Ross Center. As I look at the past, I realize how wonderful of a school it really was. Brentwood often gets a bad wrap, but it has more to offer than meets the eye. Its ethnic diversity is one which many colleges wish to attain. The Green Machine Marching Band, as well as the rest of the music department is one of the best in the nation. The Science Olypiad team as well as the DECA team always place with high honors at state competitions. The back bone to the district, however, is its amazing staff. They provide an excellent education to all of their students, and the administrators facillitate this by providing a safe, healthy environment. I am proud to say that I am a Brentwood graduate, and hope to return as a teacher in the fall of 2008.

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August 22, 2003
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August 19, 2003
I graduated from Ross and all I could remember were all the fights and how often the police we're called from all the drama that happened.

- submitted by a former student
August 11, 2003
i am a brentwood graduate and my three children will graduate from brentwood, my youngest is now in 10th grade. i feel my children are learning about the 'real' world right here because they have classmates and team mates from many ethnic backgrounds. there are many after school clubs to join. our music is outstanding. and we love our sports!

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August 10, 2003
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Brentwood High School
2 6th Avenue, Brentwood, NY  11717
(631) 434-2204
Last modified Brentwood High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Brentwood High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 60 reviews. Top