Brighton Elementary School

  • Brighton Elementary School serves 779 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brighton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Brighton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Brighton Elementary School's student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brighton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brighton Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#309 out of 1684 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
83%
63%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brighton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.300.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTipton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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