Brightwood Ec Elementary School

Brightwood Ec Elementary School serves 573 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 93%.
Brightwood Ec Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

Overview

The student population of 573 students has grown by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 131% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 573 students
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Brightwood Ec Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
71%
13%
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
28%
77%
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Brightwood Ec Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.24
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
45%
58%
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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
4%
Brightwood Ec Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,069 is less than the state average of $19,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,167 is higher than the state average of $15,913. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
1
Number of Students Managed 56,422 354
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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The nearest high school is Coolidge Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Capital City Middle School Pcs (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Academy Rand Technical (0.1 miles away)
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