Brightwood Elementary School

Brightwood Elementary School serves 607 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Brightwood Elementary School operates within the Guilford County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 607 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 607 students
Brightwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Brightwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Brightwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 14:1
Brightwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
18%
14%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
67%
27%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
13%
52%
Brightwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Brightwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Brightwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.51 0.45
Brightwood 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.
78%
47%
Brightwood 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.
7%
7%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 77,656 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,224 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,521 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
124
1
Number of Students Managed 77,656 1,330
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Scale - Greensboro (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scale - Greensboro (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcnair Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • GreensboroMcnair Elementary School
    4603 Yanceyville Rd
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)691-5460
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 480 students                      
  • GreensboroRankin Elementary School
    1501 Spry St
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)375-2545
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 807 students                      
  • GreensboroGuilford Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    2210 East Cone Blvd
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)954-1344
    Charter School

    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 217 students                      
  • GreensboroScale - Greensboro
    Alternative School
    116 Pisgah Church Rd
    GreensboroNC 27405
    (336)545-2031
    Alternative School

    2.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 7 students                      
  • GreensboroTriad Math And Science Academy
    Charter School
    700 Creek Ridge Rd
    GreensboroNC 27406
    (336)621-0061
    Charter School

    3.1 mi | Gr. KG-11 | 599 students                      

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