Brightwood Elementary School

1300 Nicholson St Nw,

Washington, DC, 20011-2814

Tel: (202)722-5670
Grades: PK-8

551 students

Brightwood Elementary School serves 551 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 93%.
Brightwood Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 551 students
Brightwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Brightwood Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Brightwood Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Brightwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Brightwood Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
70%
12%
Brightwood Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
27%
79%
Brightwood Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
7%
Brightwood Elementary School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Brightwood Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Brightwood 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.
0.44 0.40
Brightwood 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.
36%
56%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
5%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 57,110 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Of Columbia Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
123
1
Number of Students Managed 57,110 353
 Of Columbia Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
 Of Columbia Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
 Of Columbia Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
 Of Columbia Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Coolidge Senior High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is E L Haynes Pcs Kansas Avenue Campus (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Academy Rand Technical (0.1 miles away)
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  • Washington Community Academy Online
    Charter School
    1351 Nicolas St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)723-4010
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  111  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Washington Latin America Youth Bilingual Montessori Pcs
    Charter School
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    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)726-6200
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Washington Center City Brightwood Campus Pcs
    Charter School
    6008 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)723-3322
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Washington Mary Mcleod Bethune Day Academy Pcs Slowe Campus
    Charter School
    5413 16th St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)723-5800
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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