Brooklyn Elementary School

  • Brooklyn Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brooklyn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Brooklyn Elementary School's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students539 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Brooklyn Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Brooklyn Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Brooklyn Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooklyn Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#488 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Brooklyn Elementary School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Brooklyn Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
81%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut 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 Brooklyn Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.330.64
This chart display the diversity score of Brooklyn Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brooklyn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooklyn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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