Brightwood Elementary School

1701 Brightwood St.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Brightwood Elementary School serves 829 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Brightwood Elementary School's student population of 829 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
829 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Brightwood Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
65%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
72%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brightwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
54%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Brightwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brightwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Brightwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brightwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brightwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Brightwood Elementary School often compared to?
Brightwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Monterey Highlands Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Brightwood Elementary School?
829 students attend Brightwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Brightwood Elementary School students are Asian, 39% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brightwood Elementary School?
Brightwood Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Brightwood Elementary School offer ?
Brightwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Brightwood Elementary School part of?
Brightwood Elementary School is part of Alhambra Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 829 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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