Brookwood High School in Snellville-Grayson Township, GA - Niche

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Brookwood High School is a public school in Snellville-Grayson Township, Georgia. It has 3,372 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 605 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1255 Dogwood Rd
Snellville, GA 30078
(770) 972-7642

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3.9 from 605 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Of course, Brookwood is not the best of all schools, but it does have a great envorinment filled with students who want to be there and are scoring well.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Teachers at this school were very considerate about the students and their well being. The administration was very understanding when there was conflicts with the school or among students. The curriculum was difficult but worth the studying. But the down side was that some of the students were very cliquish and didn't mingle outside of their friend groups which made it difficult to branch out and make new connections.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Its a very large school and sometimes kids can get lost if not on top of things academically. Sometimes standardized tests are more important than teaching the material in order for students to succeed.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Very enjoyable school with great administration. Prepares you greatly for college.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It does a great job of preparing you for college, and it has so many clubs to be in! However, there are so many students who will look down to you if you are not part of the "upper class" of brookwood. My favorite experience has been spinning a flag in the brookwood marching band. We go to western Carolina university and stay there for a week for band camp. I had the chan s to move out of the district and go to a new school, but I didn't because I wanted to begin and end with brookwood because I jnow it definitely prepares me for college

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 South Gwinnett High School 3 mi. 2,405
2.66 Shiloh High School 4 mi. 2,177
4.00 Parkview High School 4 mi. 2,820
3.00 Berkmar High School 5 mi. 3,376
2.66 Central Gwinnett High School 5 mi. 2,636

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


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Brookwood High School United States Berkmar High School Central Gwinnett High School Parkview High School Shiloh High School South Gwinnett High School
White 44.0% 51.0% 5.0% 14.0% 37.0% 8.0% 12.0%
African American 23.0% 15.0% 33.0% 45.0% 25.0% 73.0% 68.0%
Asian 14.0% 4.8% 9.0% 6.0% 19.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 25.0% 49.0% 28.0% 13.0% 12.0% 11.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.8%
Grade 10 26.2%
Grade 11 23.4%
Grade 12 23.6%

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 71 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 71 responses

  • 21% Academics
  • 20% Teachers
  • 18% Sports
  • 17% Extracurriculars
  • 9% Students
  • 6% The people.
  • 5% Administrators
  • 4% Custodial staff

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 69 responses

  • 20% Dress code
  • 15% Govt. State of Emergency Makeup Days
  • 12% We've run out of space to hold all the trophies
  • 10% Few people know the guidance counselors
  • 9% Large classroom sizes
  • 8% The food
  • 7% Lunches
  • 6% Separation between administration and students
  • 4% Boring
  • 3% Standards/ Strictness
  • 2% Not enough time
  • 1% The different levels don't get along very well
  • 1% Favoritism in Administration
  • 1% Rigorous classes that we are expected to take
  • 1% Lack of communication between students and faculty
  • 1% Some students very stuck up

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 69 responses

  • 52% All around excellence
  • 33% Academically Brookwood is one of the nation's best
  • 7% Their variety of sports and clubs.
  • 4% The number of students
  • 3% The way everyone prepares you for college

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 72 responses

  • 38% Tradition of Excellence
  • 32% Successful and competitive
  • 19% Proud
  • 7% Over-rated
  • 3% Amazing
  • 1% One of the Americas most Challenging schools

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 69 responses

  • 41% Try to get involved in an after school activity
  • 22% Don't stress out and try your best
  • 10% Try your best
  • 7% Take every opportunity presented to you
  • 7% Dont let people get to you easy, go with the flow.
  • 6% Take your classes seriously and join clubs!
  • 4% Always be yourself. your one of a kind
  • 3% Don't Cheat

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 59 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 3% I hate everything about this school.