Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

Total students

1,549

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Brenham ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.8 %

Brenham ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

Brenham High School is a high school in Brenham, TX, in the Brenham ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,549 students. 47.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 92.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.4% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Brenham High School was 989 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.6.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,196, which is $3,445 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 1147
Brenham, TX 77834-1147

Office phone number

(979) 277-3800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Brenham High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,549

African American

303 (19.6%)

Brenham ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

38 (2.5%)

Brenham ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

514 (33.2%)

Brenham ISD: 36.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

665 (42.9%)

Brenham ISD: 38.4%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

29 (1.9%)

Brenham ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

19.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

2.5%

Hispanic

33.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

42.9%

Two or more races

1.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

47.8 %

Brenham ISD: 42.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

51.3 %

Brenham ISD: 60.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.9 %

Brenham ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

47.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

51.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.6 %

Brenham ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

7.2 %

Brenham ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

13.6 %

Brenham ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

7.6%

Gifted and talented

7.2%

Special education

13.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

92.8 %

Brenham ISD: 92.8%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

94 %

Brenham ISD: 94%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Brenham ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

86.7 %

Brenham ISD: 86.7%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

96.7 %

Brenham ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

94.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

86.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.4 %

Brenham ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.3 %

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Brenham ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.3 %

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

12.9 %

Brenham ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

20.9 %

Brenham ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Brenham ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

14.5 %

Brenham ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

8.7 %

Brenham ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

13.6 %

Brenham ISD: 7.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

14.4 %

Brenham ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 22%

African American

1.4 %

Brenham ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

58.8 %

Brenham ISD: 58.8%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

7 %

Brenham ISD: 7%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

23 %

Brenham ISD: 23%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

0 %

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

56.1 %

Brenham ISD: 56.1%

Statewide: 59%

African American

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

90 %

Brenham ISD: 90%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

57.1 %

Brenham ISD: 57.1%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

51.4 %

Brenham ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

989

Brenham ISD: 989

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.6

Brenham ISD: 21.6

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

41.4 %

Brenham ISD: 41.4%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

25.1 %

Brenham ISD: 25.1%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

23.2 %

Brenham ISD: 23.2%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

41.4%

Math

25.1%

Reading + Math

23.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

122.7

African American

11.7 (9.6%)

Brenham ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.7 (4.7%)

Brenham ISD: 6.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

105.2 (85.8%)

Brenham ISD: 84.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

4.6 (3.7%)

Brenham ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

93 (75.8%)

Brenham ISD: 80.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

23.2 (18.9%)

Brenham ISD: 18.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1.8 (1.5%)

Brenham ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

12.6

Brenham ISD: 13

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12.5 years

Brenham ISD: 11.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,196

Brenham ISD: $52,663

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$46,211

Brenham ISD: $46,188

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$47,520

Brenham ISD: $47,175

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,733

Brenham ISD: $50,688

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$55,612

Brenham ISD: $54,417

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$62,331

Brenham ISD: $60,767

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$64,522

Brenham ISD: $65,807

Statewide: $69,974

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