15 Best STEM Schools in America


Brookline High School, Brookline
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14. Brookline High School, Brookline, MA

Brookline High School is a public school in Brookline, Massachusetts. It has 1,832 students in grades PK and 9-12. The school is really amazing, there is a variety of different classes to choose from, and amazing monthly performances and shows in addition to great amount of freedom provided to students.

Brookline is very well known for its academics. There is a wide variety of courses offered ranging from non-leveled to AP classes. There are plenty of levels, course designs, and curriculums to choose from in BHS academics. There are also dozens of supplemental elective classes. Students are trusted to decide their own course load, and guidance councilors try their best to fit everything into their schedule.

Teachers are pretty good, and challenge their students. They always try to include a variety of different materials into the curriculum, experiment with teaching styles to meet individual students demands. They have after school hours for extra help if students struggle. Many of the teachers are qualified and friendly towards students.

BHS offers an extremely wide range of activities and clubs for students. And if the school doesn’t already have a group that a student has an interest in, they are encouraged and supported to take initiative a create a club of their own.

Brookline High School has the most choices for sports teams in New England. There is a wide variety of sports offered at the school. It has the largest interscholastic athletics program in New England, with about 70 teams in 40 sports. There are also a lot of fitness programs offered, such as zumba, pilates, yoga, swimming, rock climbing ect.

  • Brookline High School graduation rate is 94.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 92.0% students of Brookline High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 98.0% students of Brookline High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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