382 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Brookside Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brookside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Brookside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Brookside Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Brookside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#599 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
28%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
11%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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 Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brookside Elementary School's ranking?

Brookside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).

How many students attend Brookside Elementary School?

425 students attend Brookside Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Brookside Elementary School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Brookside Elementary School?

Brookside Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Brookside Elementary School offer ?

Brookside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Brookside Elementary School part of?

Brookside Elementary School is part of Norwalk School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School - Early Dismissal
June 16, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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