Brighton High School

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Reviews
5
Grades
9-12
Students
974
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


MCAS Science and Technology/Engineering (MCAS STE) Tests
Physics
26%
State avg: 70%
Biology I
8%
State avg: 73%
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
Math
38%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
64%
State avg: 85%
Average SAT score
1130
State avg: 1530
AP course participation
13%
State avg: 17%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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Black
47%
Hispanic
43%
White
5%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
247 :1
State avg: 357 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
77%
State avg: 86%
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5 Reviews
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3 1
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Neighborhood
25 Warren Street
Boston, MA 02135
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Last modified: June 28, 2017

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