Bright Elementary School

  • Bright Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Bright Elementary School's student population of 530 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students530 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bright Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bright Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bright Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#371 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
12%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
98%
69%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.040.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunman-Dearborn Com Sch Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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