Brighter Choice Community School



Brighter Choice Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighter Choice Community School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 22
1 31
2 27
3 21
4 23
5 23
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brighter Choice Community School is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #16 School District. It enrolls 166 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brighter Choice Community School is the 2,682nd largest public school in New York and the 50,162nd largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 166
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,162nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,682nd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,416th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,710th out of 2,753

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Brighter Choice Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 86
(52%)
2,625
(51%)
 Female 80
(48%)
2,542
(49%)

Brighter Choice Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 118
(72%)
3,875
(75%)
 Hispanic 46
(28%)
1,047
(20%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
86
(2%)
 White 1
(1%)
91
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
48
(1%)

Brighter Choice Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(86%)
4,121
(80%)
 Not Eligible 19
(11%)
882
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
164
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Brighter Choice Community School is ranked 1,649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighter Choice Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Brighter Choice Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 81
2009 110
2010 138
2011 154
2012 155
2013 148
2014 150
2015 166

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 10.1
2009 13.8
2010 17.2
2011 15.4
2012 15.5
2013 14.5
2014 13.6
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.7536231884058
2011 0.78571428571429
2012 0.76129032258065
2013 0.73648648648649
2014 0.86
2015 0.8855421686747

Compare Brighter Choice Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.6%
 

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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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