North Elementary School

North Elementary School serves 402 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
North Elementary School operates within the Brighton No. 27j School District.

Overview

The student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 402 students
North Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
North Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
North Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
North Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
85%
32%
North Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
North Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
11%
56%
North Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Elementary School Sch Ethnicity North Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.58
North Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
67%
34%
North Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
North Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,668 students has grown by 2375% over five years.
School District Name Brighton No. 27j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 15,668 554
Brighton   No. 27j School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $7 MM
Brighton   No. 27j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $154 MM $7 MM
Brighton   No. 27j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $194,667 $11,613
Brighton   No. 27j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $243,488 $12,022
Brighton   No. 27j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brighton Brighton Heritage Academy
    Alternative School
    830 Bridge St
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2850
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Brighton Brighton High School
    270 South 8th Ave
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-4200
    0.3  mi  |  1653  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brighton Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award South Elementary School
    305 South 5th Ave
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2600
    0.4  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Brighton Northeast Elementary School
    1605 Longspeak
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2550
    0.7  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Brighton Vikan Middle School
    879 Jessup St
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-4050
    0.8  mi  |  552  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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