Brentwood Ranks Among the Best Districts in Missouri

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Sept. 30, 2022

The Brentwood School District ranks No. 5 among all public school districts in Missouri for academic excellence and No. 11 for the best places to teach in the state, according to the 2023 Niche K-12 School and District Rankings. The district earned an A+ overall rating, based on Niche’s compilation of statistics and opinions from students and families.

Brentwood’s schools also received top marks, with all K-12 buildings earning an A or better overall rating.

“Brentwood is committed to helping students succeed not only in academics, but also in life,” said Superintendent Dr. Brian Lane. “Our teachers, support staff and administrators work hard each day to provide all students with the innovative instruction, personalized learning and social-emotional support they need to be successful.”

Niche is a website that analyzes public data and reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards and profiles of schools, universities and neighborhoods. The website ranks more than 10,000 school districts nationwide, based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews from students and families.

Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT and ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings and more.

Brentwood’s Niche Rankings

  • 5 of 455 - Best School Districts in Missouri
  • 11 of 460 - Best Places to Teach in Missouri
  • 19 of 460 - Districts with the Best Teachers in Missouri

Brentwood’s School Rankings

  • Brentwood High School: A
  • Brentwood Middle School: A
  • Mark Twain Elementary School: A+
  • McGrath Elementary School: A