Brookside Elementary School

Brookside Elementary School serves 327 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Brookside Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 327 students
Brookside Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Brookside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Brookside Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Brookside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Brookside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Brookside Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
29%
15%
Brookside Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
35%
31%
Brookside Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
29%
47%
Brookside Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Brookside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.71 0.52
Brookside Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
62%
39%
Brookside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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
Brookside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Christina School District's student population of 16,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,326 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brennen School (the) (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gauger-cobbs Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brennen School (the) (0.9 miles away)
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  • NewarkGauger-cobbs Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1137 students
    0.8 miles
    50 Gender Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2358
    0.86-81137
  • NewarkBrennen School (the)Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 395 students
    0.9 miles
    144 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2202
    0.9PK-12395
  • NewarkKirk (george V.) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
    0.9 miles
    140 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2164
    0.96-8795
  • NewarkSmith (jennie E.) Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    0.9 miles
    142 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2174
    0.9PK-5549
  • NewarkChristina Early Education CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 261 students
    1 miles
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2720
    1PK261

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