Brookside Elementary School

  • Brookside Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Brookside Elementary School's student population of 353 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookside Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#987 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
91%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 MI.
Diversity Score0.170.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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