Brookside School

  • Brookside School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brookside School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Brookside School's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookside School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookside School is 0.59, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2852 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
7%
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Black
57%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brookside School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
6%
68%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brookside School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.590.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brookside School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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