Bright Elementary School



Bright Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bright Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 28
1 21
2 24
3 34
4 31
5 26
6 32
7 47
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bright Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 297 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bright Elementary School is the 1,796th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,491st largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 297
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,491st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,796th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 735th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,457th out of 2,345

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Bright Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(56%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 130
(44%)
147,201
(50%)

Bright Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 201
(68%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 93
(31%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Bright Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 294
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Bright Elementary School is ranked 695th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bright Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Bright Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 375
2006 335
2007 285
2008 305
2009 375
2010 371
2011 355
2012 297

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 20.9
2007 20.4
2008 20.3
2009 17.9
2010 16.1
2011 16.9
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0053333333333
2006 0.96417910447761
2007 1
2008 0.99016393442623
2009 0.992
2010 0.95687331536388
2011 0.98591549295775
2012 0.98989898989899

Compare Bright Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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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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