Brightwood Elementary School

Brightwood Elementary School serves 573 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Brightwood Elementary School operates within the Guilford County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 573 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 573 students
Brightwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Brightwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Brightwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Brightwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Brightwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
17%
15%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
69%
26%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
11%
51%
Brightwood Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Brightwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.45
Brightwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
47%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Guilford County s School District's student population of 72,081 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,878 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,475 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
1
Number of Students Managed 72,081 1,120
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,010 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $762 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,878 $10,864
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,475 $10,591
Guilford County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Scale School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scale School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.3 miles
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    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)691-5460
    1.3PK-5548
  • GreensboroRankin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 726 students
    2 miles
    1501 Spry St
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)375-2545
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  • GreensboroGuilford Preparatory AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 235 students
    2.1 miles
    2210 East Cone Blvd
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)954-1344
    2.1KG-8235
  • GreensboroScale SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 26 students
    2.4 miles
    116 Pisgah Church Rd
    GreensboroNC 27455
    (336)545-2031
    2.46-1226
  • Mc LeansvilleMadison Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 206 students
    3.1 miles
    3600 Hines Chapel Rd
    Mc LeansvilleNC 27301
    (336)375-2555
    3.1PK-5206

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