Bright Elementary School

  • Bright Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bright Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Bright Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students560 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bright Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bright Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bright Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#468 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
96%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bright Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.080.51
This chart display the diversity score of Bright Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bright Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunman-Dearborn Com School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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