Brookside Elementary School

  • Brookside Elementary School serves 425 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Brookside Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#459 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
53%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
41%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
50%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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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 NJ.
Diversity Score0.580.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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 New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonroe Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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