Brent Elementary School

Brent Elementary School serves 359 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 91%.
Brent Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 359 students
Brent Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Brent Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Brent Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Brent Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Brent Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Brent Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Brent Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
20%
74%
Brent Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
65%
9%
Brent Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Brent Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.53 0.25
Brent Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
99%
97%
Brent Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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
2%
Brent Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

Of Columbia School District's student population of 44,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $27,263 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has grown by 50% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $29,409 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has grown by 61% over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
1
Number of Students Managed 44,942 373
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,196 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,290 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $27,263 $19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $29,409 $17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cesar Chavez For Public Policy Capitol Hill Pcs High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friendship Pcs Chamberlain Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Academy Pcs New Jersey Avenue Campus (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
January 09, 2017
Children are going to act out - that is a fact of life. But when does a minor behavioral problem turn into a major issue? Keep reading to learn more about behavior intervention plans and how they might be able to help your child curb problem behaviors in school and at home.
January 09, 2017
Every student has his own unique learning style but children with disabilities experience some unique struggles in school. Keep reading to learn about the rights of disabled students and the services for which they might qualify.
January 06, 2017
School choice is one of the most controversial topics in education today, but what are the benefits and disadvantages it really brings to children? Learn more about school choice and what it truly means to your children.
School Clothing