Brightwood Elementary School

Brightwood Elementary School serves 747 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% 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 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 747 students
Brightwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Brightwood Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Brightwood Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
14%
13%
Brightwood Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
69%
27%
Brightwood Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
52%
Brightwood Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.89
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.
70%
45%
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.
9%
8%
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 74,083 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
4
Number of Students Managed 74,083 1,682
Guilford County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Rankin Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greensboro Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School
    4603 Yanceyville Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27405
    (919)807-3300
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Greensboro Rankin Elementary School
    3301 Summit Ave
    Greensboro , NC , 27405
    (336)375-2545
    2  mi  |  803  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greensboro Guilford Charter
    Charter School
    4705 North Church St
    Greensboro , NC , 27405
    (336)954-1344
    Charter School
    2.1  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Greensboro Scale School
    Alternative School
    116 Pisgah Church Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27455
    (336)545-2031
    Alternative School
    2.4  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Greensboro Triad Math And Science Academy
    Charter School
    900 Sixteenth St
    Greensboro , NC , 27405
    (336)621-0061
    Charter School
    3.1  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  KG-9

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