Brookside Elementary School



Brookside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brookside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 51
2 51
3 58
4 65
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brookside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 347 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brookside Elementary School is the 104th largest public school in Delaware and the 37,312th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 347
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,312th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 104th out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 89th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 115th out of 126

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Brookside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 182
(52%)
6,500
(52%)
 Female 165
(48%)
5,926
(48%)

Brookside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 128
(37%)
2,733
(22%)
 Black 99
(29%)
4,773
(38%)
 White 85
(24%)
3,731
(30%)
 Two or More 30
(9%)
535
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
617
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
22
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Brookside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(60%)
5,725
(46%)
 Not Eligible 139
(40%)
6,701
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Brookside Elementary School is ranked 62nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brookside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.9%) is higher than the state average of 41.2%. 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 567
2006 518
2007 469
2008 398
2009 379
2010 372
2011 326
2012 339
2013 327
2014 321
2015 347

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.8
2007 13.8
2008 12.6
2009 13.1
2010 12.8
2011 13.6
2012 13.6
2013 14.9
2014 15.3
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60493827160494
2006 0.54247104247104
2007 0.59914712153518
2008 0.74623115577889
2009 0.82585751978892
2010 0.8010752688172
2011 0.83435582822086
2012 0.85840707964602
2013 0.62996941896024
2014 0.57009345794393
2015 0.59942363112392

Compare Brookside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.9%
 

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