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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    D
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Brush High School is a public school located in Brush, CO. It has 421 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

Brush High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1080
20 responses
Average ACT
24
34 responses
AP Enrollment
8%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$51,626
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$775
National
$949
Median Home Value
$183,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
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.5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 4 responses
Report
  • Homecoming Parade
    50%
  • Friday night football games
    25%
  • Homecoming week
    25%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
421
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$40,142
Teachers in First/Second Year
24.3%
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,055/ year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
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The school could be better. The academics need to be updated. We need new textbooks and better materials. The teachers do the best they can with the resources they have. The school could definitely use some updates and better textbooks. Some things are better than others but they need to stop making excuses as to why things are bad. The administration needs to fix the things that are wrong in the school, not just say "in the new school."
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Most teachers are very hands on and are genuinely invested in the students. The communication between staff could use improvement, students present in the building are often marked absent becuase of the lack of communication.
My favorite thing about Brush is the small class sizes and teachers. They are always willing to help and give advice on post high school life. One thing I would like to see change is the class options, I would like to see more music based classes.