800 Marrows Road
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Brookside Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Brookside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Brookside Elementary School's student population of 315 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Brookside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
43%
18%
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Black
28%
30%
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White
20%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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