Brighton School



Brighton School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighton School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 58
1 56
2 58
3 65
4 58
5 56
6 51
7 59
8 46
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brighton School is a public elementary school located in Brighton, AL in the Jefferson County School District. It enrolls 524 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brighton School is the 327th largest public school in Alabama and the 19,726th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,726th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 327th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 217th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 272nd out of 782

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Brighton School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 263
(50%)
13,054
(52%)
 Female 261
(50%)
12,284
(48%)

Brighton School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 345
(66%)
11,506
(45%)
 Hispanic 154
(29%)
2,309
(9%)
 White 21
(4%)
11,186
(44%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
139
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
143
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Brighton School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 414
(79%)
12,473
(49%)
 Not Eligible 101
(19%)
11,507
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(2%)
1,358
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Brighton School is ranked 114th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Brighton School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 358
2007 350
2008 345
2009 311
2010 337
2011 381
2012 436
2013 484
2014 518
2015 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 10.1
2007 9.9
2008 11.2
2009 11
2010 9.9
2011 11.5
2012 12.8
2013 17.9
2014 17
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94459102902375
2006 0.94692737430168
2007 0.93142857142857
2008 0.91014492753623
2009 0.95498392282958
2010 0.94955489614243
2011 0.95800524934383
2012 0.97247706422018
2013 0.93801652892562
2014 0.8996138996139
2015 0.80725190839695

Compare Brighton School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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