Brookside Elementary School

  • Brookside Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brookside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Brookside Elementary School's student population of 347 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#120 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
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 Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
55%
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 Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
29%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
25%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Brookside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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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 DE.
Diversity Score0.720.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
37%
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 Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 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 Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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