Brookside Elementary School



Brookside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brookside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 75
K 67
1 87
2 66
3 77
4 74
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brookside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Norwalk, CT in the Norwalk School District. It enrolls 520 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brookside Elementary School is the 138th largest public school in Connecticut and the 19,709th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 520
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.27

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Brookside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 275
(53%)
4,088
(52%)
 Female 245
(47%)
3,735
(48%)

Brookside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 287
(55%)
3,080
(39%)
 White 122
(23%)
2,749
(35%)
 Black 80
(15%)
1,464
(19%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
412
(5%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
107
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Brookside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(47%)
3,143
(40%)
 Not Eligible 216
(42%)
3,943
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(11%)
737
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Brookside Elementary School is ranked 141st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brookside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is higher than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Brookside Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 489
2006 431
2007 402
2008 434
2009 483
2010 508
2011 540
2012 520

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 14.4
2007 14.3
2008 12.6
2009 15.5
2010 14.5
2011 13.8
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38445807770961
2006 0.34338747099768
2007 0.43781094527363
2008 0.40552995391705
2009 0.54865424430642
2010 0.52362204724409
2011 0.55
2012 0.58461538461538

Compare Brookside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 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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