The Brighton Central School District in upstate New York is located in a family-oriented community offering excellent public services and recreation to residents of all ages. The town includes attractive residential properties, small businesses and professional office buildings with convenient access to the City of Rochester's cultural, educational and commercial opportunities, Brighton is a cosmopolitan community with people of diverse nationalities, religions and ethnic backgrounds.
The name Brighton Central Schools has become synonymous with quality education, and many of our district's residents choose to live here because of our outstanding educational system. Students, staff, parents and residents are proud of their schools and maintain an active interest and involvement long after their children have grown. This translates into strong, consistent support for budgets and capital projects.
The school district attracts a highly experienced, stable faculty who find the district a personally and professionally rewarding place to work. Parents play a special role in all schools as volunteers, as members of the PTSA, and as participants in school committees and decision-making.
The Twelve Corners is the geographic hub of Brighton, and the 46-acre school campus at Twelve Corners is the center of most school and town activities. The high school and middle school are located on the Twelve Corners campus along with the District's administrative offices, and the elementary buildings are located in residential neighborhoods.
Brighton's compact geography makes it ideal for our school organization, which includes four district-wide schools in which all students in each grade attend the same building. All the district's buildings have been renovated or expanded to more adequately meet the needs of an educationalprogram in the 21st century.
Facts & Figures (2016-17)
District Population Total: 26,450
Total Enrollment (2016-17): 3,681
School District Budget: $74,017,525
True Tax Rate per $1,000 valuation: $27.06
Number of Professional Staff: 372
Number of Support Staff: 293
Median Teacher Salary: $63,580
Median # of Years Teaching Experience: 13
Average Class Sizes:
Kindergarten - Grade 2: 19
Grades 3-5: 20
Grades 6-8: 16
Grades 9-12: 16
Class of 2016 Mean Critical Reading SAT: 587
Class of 2016 Mean Writing SAT: 569
Class of 2016 Mean Math SAT: 598
Class of 2016 ACT Composite Score: 27.1
Unofficial Graduate Rate as of August 2016: 99%
Grads Continuing Education: 91%