B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
415 E 1st Street
Kannapolis, NC 28083
Telephone
(704) 932-6125
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A.L. Brown High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
76 responses
Average ACT
22
62 responses
AP Enrollment
14%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.20 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
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  • Football Friday Nights
    23%
  • The Kannapolis/Concord school rivalry
    19%
  • Battle for the bell/spirit week
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Teachers and administrators vs students activities
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,475
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.24 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.24 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.32 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$8,932/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.37 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.37 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.37 responses
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I loved how A.L. Brown felt like little families a part of one big family. Sporting events always gathered people together, especially Friday night Football. Go Wonders! Although I loved the atmosphere of the sports, I wish the arts would get more attention. There are so many talented students that don't get enough respect or attention. I applaud them for shining through under the circumstances they work in.
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There is a lot of extracurricular activities to do! Football of course is one our main events during the fall/winter time ! Friday night games are one of my best memories being in the student section cheering on our wonders! But when the spring comes we have many different events you could go to such as soccer,baseball, tennis , track and field etc. ! But if you are not into the whole sports thing then they're a multitude of clubs at A L Brown! There's Beta Club,NHS, HOSA, GSA, Anchor Club, Spirit Club, Young Republicans club , the list goes on! These clubs provide several community service opportunity such as alzheimer's and MS walk, Relay for Life, things dealing with our elementary, intermediate and middle schools ! Our clubs really love to be helpful and make an impact on not only our community but surrounding areas as well.
I’d say my personal experience at A.L. Brown was pretty average. I wasn’t a. Athlete but when I did want to get into sports no one knew anything about it. Any issues I had with peers were easily settled with administration. Brown is just like any other high school besides the fact that we have no college ready classes and we taught things about adulthood through teachers that decide to put it into their lesson plan. I will say there could be something done better to what is served during lunch. There has been many “incidents” were things have been interesting things found in the cafeteria food.