Brightwood Elementary School

  • Brightwood Elementary School serves 600 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Brightwood Elementary School operates within the Guilford County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 600 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 600 students
Brightwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Brightwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Brightwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Brightwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Brightwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Brightwood Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2011)
Asian
1%
3%
Brightwood Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2015)
Hispanic
19%
16%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
68%
26%
Brightwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
8%
50%
Brightwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brightwood Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Brightwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.45
Brightwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Brightwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Guilford County s School District's student population of 73,416 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,254 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,836 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
1
Number of Students Managed 73,416 912
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $14 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $730 MM $14 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,254 $15,636
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,836 $15,099
Guilford County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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