National and Local Recognition
In 2006, Brentwood High School was named one of 48 national No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon High Schools by the United States Department of Education. This award was preceded by recognition as a Missouri Gold Star school in 2006, an award Brentwood has received in both 2001 and 1998.
Outstanding Student Performance
Brentwood High School students' ACT scores are above the national averages. Class of 2012 amassed more than $1.5 million in cumulative college scholarships. >view Class of 2012 statistics
Comprehensive College Prep Curriculum
Brentwood High School emphasizes a strong college preparatory curriculum that includes honors and college-credit coursework. Individualized college planning conferences with the Director of Guidance provide each student services to ensure an ideal post-secondary placement. More than 90% of BHS seniors enroll in college.
Dual College Credit Enrollment
Students at Brentwood High School have the opportunity to earn college credit through the St. Louis University and UMSL dual enrollment programs. Students may earn up to 30 hours of college credit before graduation.
More than 80 percent of Brentwood High School teachers have Master’s degrees or beyond. BHS teachers adapt innovative teaching strategies using an 8-Block schedule with 86-minute classes and a daily Advisory period.
Small Class Sizes
Brentwood High School has a 1:10 teacher/student ratio. Most classes range from 14 to 24 students.
Brentwood High School requires more credits for graduation than the State of Missouri. Brentwood requires 28 units of credit compared to the state minimum of 25.
Outstanding Co-Curricular Activities And Clubs
Strong athletic programs are maintained while students are encouraged to participate through our "no-cut" athletic program. Brentwood offers the following sports: Volleyball, Football, Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer, Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball, Field Hockey, Wrestling, Softball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, and Boys’ and Girls’ Track. Our "no-cut" policy ensures that all students have the chance to benefit from the school team experience.
April 17, 2013