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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
East High School is a top rated, public school located in Brookfield, WI. It has 1,246 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
Address
3305 N Lilly Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005
Telephone
(262) 781-3500

East High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1320
23 responses
Average ACT
28
188 responses
AP Enrollment
35%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$95,956
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,354
National
$949
Median Home Value
$287,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.17 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 49 responses
Report
  • BEHS vs BCHS Football game
    33%
  • Senior cross dress day
    20%
  • Prom and Winter formal lots of fun
    14%
  • Pep Rallly
    10%
  • School Musical/Play
    10%
  • Music over PA system every Friday
    8%
  • Art Club
    4%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,246
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,865
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.29 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$13,807/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.31 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.31 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.31 responses
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High quality school, high quality faculty, high quality students, high quality education. Very safe school, never felt threatened by any student, teacher or upper faculty member.
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All the teachers who supervise the club do just that: supervise. They mostly let the members lead so that the clubs are really student-oriented. The students recruit their fellow friends and classmates and they organize student events themselves.

Fundraising through food is a popular option for clubs and works really well! Those who are not in the club can find out more about it while also helping the club by purchasing a tasty treat.

The sizes of the clubs range from maybe 20 to well over 70. There are science clubs, math clubs, service clubs, and even foreign language clubs.

A wide variety of sports is also offered, including rock climbing and lacrosse. Many sports are no cut for at least the freshmen, encouraging more participation in sports without the stress of worrying about not making the team.

However, some of the more exclusive clubs who have GPA and Teacher Recommendation requirements can have high expectations about participation and attendance. The expectations correspond with the type of club, such as Student Council or Nation Honor Society, but they way they are enforced can be intimidating and can be seen by members as a way to scare them into going to meetings. That's not to say those clubs are bad or that fun is discouraged, but it might be something to improve upon. Most clubs and extracurricular activities are much more relaxed and are a great way to meet new friends from different grades.
All teachers want their students to succeed and learn in the best way possible. Most of the teachers are well-liked by their students with at least a few teachers being very favored in all of the subjects, whether Math or Art or Computer Science. Some students have complained of teachers not actually teaching or how unfair they can be. For the most part, teachers welcome students to ask questions during class as well as outside of class. Many are quick to respond to email and almost all of them have utilized technology, such as sending assignments through Google Drive or having students share Google Documents instead of have them print their assignment. The implementation of Google Drive is a good way for students to save time, get used to new technological programs, and turn things in on time.