Brookside Elementary School

  • Brookside Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Brookside Elementary School's student population of 463 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students463 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Brookside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Brookside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Brookside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1277 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
75%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brookside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.420.35
This chart display the diversity score of Brookside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDracut School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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