Brightwood Elementary



Brightwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brightwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 111
2 124
3 117
4 105
5 100
6 99
7 109
8 118
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brightwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Monterey Park, CA in the Alhambra Unified School District. It enrolls 960 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brightwood Elementary is the 254th largest public school in California and the 1,685th largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 960
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,685th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 254th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,073rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 385th out of 6,257

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Brightwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 483
(50%)
4,843
(49%)
 Male 477
(50%)
4,981
(51%)

Brightwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 525
(55%)
4,846
(49%)
 Hispanic 382
(40%)
4,417
(45%)
 Two or More 37
(4%)
266
(3%)
 White 15
(2%)
200
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
69
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Brightwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 594
(62%)
3,355
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(29%)
5,043
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(10%)
1,426
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Brightwood Elementary is ranked 2,412th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brightwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 1022
2014 1008
2015 960

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
2013 27.7
2014 26.8
2015 26.6

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
2013 0.39628180039139
2014 0.41765873015873
2015 0.38125

Compare Brightwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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