Brookline High School in Brookline, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    PK, 9-12
  • Students
    1,832
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    209 3.9
  • Ranking

Brookline High School is a public coed 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 209 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 209 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers are either amazing or horrible. Overall, most of my teachers have been great.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Health and safety are high on the priority list.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Anything you can think of basically.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers genuinely want to see you succeed.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There a huge variety of clubs and activities, it would be impossible to list all of them in one place, a lot of them are student run which makes it so much more fun

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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

Gender

Gender
Female 51%
Male 48%

Student Diversity

Brookline High School United States Massachusetts 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% 65.0% 47.0% 5.0% 4.0% 11.0% 12.0%
Asian 14.0% 4.8% 6.4% 29.0% 3.0% 1.0% 21.0% 6.0%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.0% 17.0% 10.0% 43.0% 48.0% 28.0% 19.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 8.4% 9.0% 45.0% 42.0% 37.0% 57.0%
Multiracial 6.0% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 28 responses

  • 89% Yes
  • 7% 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 26 responses

  • 62% Freedom and responsibility
  • 38% 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 26 responses

  • 35% I love everything about this school.
  • 62% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.