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Brentwood High School - Give your Children a Great Education
Brentwood High School -  Are you worried about the education that your children may not be getting in the Nashville schools system? Why not move a few miles south into Williamson county, and let your children attend the best public school in Tennessee. 

It may make the diffence in a promising career, or not.

For years, Brentwood high school has had the best ACT scores of all public schools in middle Tennessee. Some will say that the magnet schools in Nashville have better average scores, and that would be true. But  they don't  accept anyone who doesn't already have a high achievement score, so it's not a level playing field.

Is it really that much of a difference? Yes

In 2007, the average SAT score for the state of Tennessee schools was 20.7

The average SAT score in Davidson county schools was 19.2

The average SAT score for Williamson county schools was 22.4

The average SAT score for Brentwood high school was 24.8

The graduation rate of Brentwood High School is 98.4 percent

Princeton HillsBrentwood high school test scores average is 11 percent higher than the Williamson county average, 29 percent higher than the Nashville average, and 20 percent higher than the state average.

The school with the closest ACT test score average is Ravenwood High School with an average of 23.8 (a 4 percent difference).

For those of you who are paying the higher taxes in Nashville, know that  more money is spent per child ($9300) per year in Davidson county to achieve a test score average that is 17 percent lower than Williamson county($7504), a cost difference of 24 percent.

The next time you hear a politician talk about raising taxes for schools, be aware that the taxes in Brentwood have not been raised in over 10 years, and they have the best schools in the area, and the gap between Brentwood and Nashville schools seems to be getting larger. For a look at the Tennessee school report card system, click here.

Some of the neighborhoods that are zoned for Brentwood high school include Princeton Hills, Mcgavock Farms, Belle Rive, River Oaks, Annandale, Berkley Walk, BonBrook, Brentmeade, Brenthaven, Carondelet, Chenoweth, Foxboro, Gateway Village, Heathrow Hills, Holly tree farms, Lansdowne, Magnolia Vale, Meadowlake, Sheridan Park, Stonehenge, Wetherbrooke,and Windstone.

Search for homes zoned for Brentwood high school and Ravenwood High Schools, here.

Published Tuesday, August 26, 2008 7:29 AM by larry Brewer

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