Brightwood Elementary



Brightwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brightwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 107
2 102
3 120
4 118
5 120
6 132
7 116
8 93
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brightwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Monterey Park, CA in the Alhambra Unf School District. It enrolls 1,005 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brightwood Elementary is the 193rd largest public school in California and the 1,175th largest nationally. It has 28.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,005
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,175th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 193rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 436th out of 6,159

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Brightwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 520
(52%)
4,996
(49%)
 Male 485
(48%)
5,154
(51%)

Brightwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 575
(57%)
4,886
(48%)
 Hispanic 376
(37%)
4,674
(46%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
216
(2%)
 White 24
(2%)
261
(3%)
 Black 5
(0%)
81
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Brightwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 530
(53%)
2,968
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(35%)
5,773
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(12%)
1,409
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Brightwood Elementary is ranked 1,427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brightwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brightwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 890
2006 901
2007 931
2008 987
2009 997
2010 988
2011 986
2012 1005

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.2
2006 22.2
2007 20.2
2008 24.7
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.4
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41685393258427
2006 0.39178690344062
2007 0.43071965628357
2008 0.40830800405268
2009 0.44032096288867
2010 0.41902834008097
2011
2012 0.4726368159204

Compare Brightwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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