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Is Your State Providing Equal Access to Education?

ProPublica analyzed federal education data from the 2009-2010 school year to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life. This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country. More than three-quarters of all public school children are represented. Read our story and our methodology.

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Brenham ISD

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Students Inexp. Teachers Avg. AP Courses Schools offering
Gifted/Talented Education
This District
4,755
9% 5 6
State 4.01M 14% 15 4,540

District Schools

 
State Average

Percentage of relevant students who...

Get Free/Reduced Price Lunch

48%
51%

51%

Take at Least One AP Course

20%
12%

12%

AP Pass Rate

48%
64%

64%

Take Advanced Math

10%
7%

7%

Are in a Gifted/Talented Program

8%
7%

7%

Take Chemistry

26%
30%

30%

Take Physics

14%
8%

8%

Are

0%

0% Am Indian
4%

1% Asian
15%

24% Black
50%

24% Hispanic
29%

50% White