Brentwood Elementary School

  • Brentwood Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Brentwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Brentwood Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brentwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brentwood Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#866 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
40%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brentwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.710.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brentwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameComm Cons SD 59 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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