Brookline High School is a four-year public high school in the town of Brookline, Massachusetts. As of the 2011-12 school year, 1,804 students were enrolled in the high school, served by 150 teachers (on an FTE basis). The student to teacher ratio was about 11.6 to 1. The students represent 76 nations and speak 31 different languages.Brookline High School received the Gold Medal for Best High Schools from U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Boston Magazine has frequently ranked BHS as one of the best high schools in Massachusetts for academic performance; in 2008, it was ranked top in the area.All students at Brookline High School must complete three credits' worth of electives, with the intent of fostering student creativity. The drama department is especially omnipresent, regularly holding plays, musicals, and other events in the auditorium. A newly opened film program, facilitated through Brookline Access Television (BATV), enables students to produce their own films with state-of-the-art technology.AcademicsIn 2010, Boston Magazine ranked Brookline High as the 7th best public school in the state. The magazine ranked Brookline High School the number one Massachusetts public school in 2008.Although the Advanced Placement (AP) program at BHS is smaller than at other high schools, it has grown dramatically over the past 10 years. In 2009, 370 students took 679 AP exams, and 93% of students scored “3” or above on these exams.
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