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Brighton High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,139
Best High School in New York
#12
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BRIGHTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (585)242-5001
 Location 1150 WINTON RD S
ROCHESTER, NY 14618
Charter School No

Brighton High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 12th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Brighton High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White72%820
Black8.2%93
Hispanic5.3%60
Asian Pacific12.6%143
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.8%21

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 13.2%

11.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 122nd in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman268
Sophomore290
Junior277
Senior295
Total1,139

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

9 out of 10

Rank: 78th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
New York Median87%
Percentile93%
White95% or more*
Black80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Brighton High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black80% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 78th in New York

388 out of 572 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (68%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 9% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 48th in New York

Brighton High School offers 20 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Brighton High School had 334 taking AP exams with a 302 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 90% percentile and well above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.3%2
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.3%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%23
Boys2.9%17
Girls1%6
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%19
Boys2.6%15
Girls0.7%4

Location

Brighton High School
1150 WINTON RD S
ROCHESTER, NY
14618
(585)242-5001

10 out of 10 1

District

BRIGHTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
ROCHESTER, NY