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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Blind Brook High School is a top rated, public school located in Rye Brook, NY. It has 468 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

Blind Brook High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1330
95 responses
Average ACT
31
104 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$143,105
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,771
National
$949
Median Home Value
$734,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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  • Painting a rock with the seniors names on it
    31%
  • Spring break trip
    23%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • School Shows
    15%
  • Senior prank
    8%
  • Senior Scavenger Hunt
    8%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
468
Free or Reduced Lunch
1%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$130,899
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$28,102/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
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Blind Brook High School Reviews

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Academically, Blind Brook is one of the best schools. The academics are top-notch and very few high schools are as good as Blind Brook academically. Adding on, the facilities are also very nice and the building is very built. Blind Brook is a very small school, so obvious the school will not be as diverse as other big public schools. However, the students are very nice and welcoming. Most teachers are very nice individuals, but some have very poor teaching methods. Since Blind Brook is one of the best high schools academically, there is a competitive environment around the school. Everybody cares about their grades and everybody wants to do well in school. At times, the pressure can be very high as the courses are very rigorous. Blind Brook really helps kids get ready for the rigor of college as the courses taught at Blind Brook are very challenging and require students to stretch their brains.
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Blind Brook has some of the most encouraging teachers who are so enthusiastic about their subject. They encourage you to work your hardest and are always willing to help at anytime. They're also very helpful when it comes to new proposals from clubs. I was able to schedule multiple field trips very easily because of how nice the administrators are and how open they are to new ideas. The meals are some of the best that I have ever eaten as well. However, there are a couple of things that I would like to see some improvement on. Blind Brook is located in a very privileged and Jewish concentrated community. It is apparent that there is a lack of diversity within the student body and the staff. Most of the school consist of white people, leaving out many race including blacks and latinos like me. In an age where racial inequality is prevalent, it is important to show diversity to allow equal opportunities for all race. If they could achieve this, then this school will be the best school.
Overall, Blind Brook High School provides excellent educational opportunities to students within the small community of Rye Brook. The teachers are knowledgeable and passionate, which fuels success beyond high school. However, Blind Brook lacks diversity and creates a culture of competitive students.