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Brookings High School
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  • Public
  • BROOKINGS, SD

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Brookings High School is an above average, public school located in BROOKINGS, SD. It has 957 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1410
35 responses
Average ACT
27
267 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$53,863
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$753
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$181,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Burning of the B
    32%
  • Marching Band events
    16%
  • Music Events
    16%
  • Theatre Program
    16%
  • Definitely not burning of the B
    10%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
957
Free or Reduced Lunch
15%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,739
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$10,278 / year
National
$12,239
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 26 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses

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