Brookline High School in Brookline, MA - Niche

Niche Grade
  • Grades
    PK, 9-12
  • Students
  • Type
  • Reviews
    195 3.9
  • Ranking

Brookline High School is a public school in Brookline, Massachusetts. It has 1,832 students in grades PK and 9-12. According to state standards, 95% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 195 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

115 Greenough St
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 713-5003

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 195 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Health and safety is the most important. Nurse is available for sick students.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are a lot of clubs for every one. Students are very involved and take it very seriously.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers are very well qualified in the areas of teaching.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Excellent school with great education and overall care for students well being. Huge parents involvement with inside and outside student activities. Teachers dive and experience is great. Teachers are always available to help and reach out to kids who needs extra help. Extra help is available to help with grades. Students are supportive of each other. My children love the school for everything it has to offer.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Brooklne High exceeded my expectations, from the quality of the staff and teachers to the classes and extracurricular activities offered. I have never experienced or witnessed a better school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Brighton High School 1 mi. 989
4.33 Boston Latin School 1 mi. 2,379
2.33 Madison Park High School 2 mi. 1,146
4.00 O'Bryant School of Math & Science 2 mi. 1,353
3.66 Prospect Hill Academy Charter School 3 mi. 1,148

Around Brookline High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 51%
Male 48%

Student Diversity

Brookline High School United States Boston Latin School Brighton High School Madison Park High School O'Bryant School of Math & Science Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
White 59.0% 51.0% 47.0% 5.0% 4.0% 11.0% 12.0%
Asian 14.0% 4.8% 29.0% 3.0% 1.0% 21.0% 6.0%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.0% 10.0% 43.0% 48.0% 28.0% 19.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 9.0% 45.0% 42.0% 37.0% 57.0%
Multiracial 6.0% 2.8% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


PreK 1.6%
Grade 9 25.6%
Grade 10 24.5%
Grade 11 26.1%
Grade 12 22.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 92% Yes
  • 4% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 27% Teachers who really care
  • 19% Course selections
  • 17% Location
  • 13% All the options available
  • 12% School Within a School (SWS)
  • 8% The people that go to my school
  • 2% Performing Arts
  • 2% Drama Society

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 28% Mice
  • 17% Nothing!
  • 17% Crowding
  • 17% No air conditioning
  • 6% Hierarchy
  • 6% Winter
  • 6% The cafeteria, should be more money for the arts
  • 6% Kind of cliche-y

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 17 responses

  • 24% BRYT program helps students get back on their feet
  • 24% Calculus Project/African American Scholars Program
  • 24% Contains an extremely diverse student body
  • 12% Course Selection
  • 12% The School Within a School
  • 6% Performing Arts and the Drama Society

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 59% Freedom and responsibility
  • 41% Enjoyable, minimal complaints

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 72% Your experience is what you make it
  • 11% You'll figure it out
  • 11% Friendliness is a two way street
  • 6% Get involved with activities you care about!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 36% I love everything about this school.
  • 59% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.