Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Brenham ISD: B

Total students

1,514

Avg. teacher experience

12.1 years

Brenham ISD: 11.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

93.2 %

Brenham ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 90%

Brenham High School is a high school in Brenham, TX, in the Brenham ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,514 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 46.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,098, which is $2,993 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Brenham High School was 1054. The average ACT score was 21.3. In the Class of 2019, 93.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.2%.

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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 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,514

African American

298 (19.7%)

Brenham ISD: 21.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.1%)

Brenham ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

31 (2%)

Brenham ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

485 (32%)

Brenham ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

675 (44.6%)

Brenham ISD: 38.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

23 (1.5%)

Brenham ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

19.7%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

2.0%

Hispanic

32.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

44.6%

Two or more races

1.5%

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

46.8 %

Brenham ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

45.3 %

Brenham ISD: 57.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.4 %

Brenham ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

46.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

45.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.1 %

Brenham ISD: 11.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

87.8 %

Brenham ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.1 %

Brenham ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.8 %

Brenham ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.1%

Career and technical

87.8%

Gifted and talented

8.1%

Special education

12.8%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Brenham ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Brenham ISD: B

School progress

B

Brenham ISD: B

Closing the gaps

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

93.2 %

Brenham ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

89.1 %

Brenham ISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Brenham ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

89.1 %

Brenham ISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

98.2 %

Brenham ISD: 98.2%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

89.1%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

89.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 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

1.2 %

Brenham ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.2 %

Brenham ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

1.9 %

Brenham ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.9 %

Brenham ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

19.2 %

Brenham ISD: 19.2%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

6.2 %

Brenham ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

50 %

Brenham ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

10.3 %

Brenham ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

29 %

Brenham ISD: 29%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

14.3 %

Brenham ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

62.2 %

Brenham ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 51%

African American

37.5 %

Brenham ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

83.3 %

Brenham ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

65 %

Brenham ISD: 65%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Brenham ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

63 %

Brenham ISD: 63%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Brenham ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, 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

1054

Brenham ISD: 1054

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.3

Brenham ISD: 21.3

Statewide: 20.6

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 the Class of 2019.

Reading

51.2 %

Brenham ISD: 51.2%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

37.2 %

Brenham ISD: 37.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

35.4 %

Brenham ISD: 35.4%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

51.2%

Math

37.2%

Reading + Math

35.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

117.7

African American

12.1 (10.3%)

Brenham ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (5.1%)

Brenham ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

99.6 (84.6%)

Brenham ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

4.6 (3.9%)

Brenham ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

90 (76.5%)

Brenham ISD: 81.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

22.1 (18.8%)

Brenham ISD: 16.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (0.8%)

Brenham ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.9

Brenham ISD: 13.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12.1 years

Brenham ISD: 11.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$54,098

Brenham ISD: $52,804

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$42,060

Brenham ISD: $44,480

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$49,711

Brenham ISD: $47,707

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,812

Brenham ISD: $50,810

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,311

Brenham ISD: $55,275

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$62,408

Brenham ISD: $62,196

Statewide: $65,449

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