Brighton Elementary



Brighton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brighton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 72
2 75
3 89
4 64
5 79
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brighton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, VA in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. It enrolls 508 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brighton Elementary is the 642nd largest public school in Virginia and the 21,118th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 508
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,118th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 642nd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 380th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 517th out of 1,156

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Brighton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 262
(52%)
4,359
(49%)
 Male 246
(48%)
4,481
(51%)

Brighton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 494
(97%)
6,250
(71%)
 White 7
(1%)
1,908
(22%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
269
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
275
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Brighton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(99%)
6,511
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
2,046
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
283
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Brighton Elementary is ranked 84th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brighton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 662
2006 696
2007 780
2008 668
2009 635
2010 544
2011 493
2012 559
2013 549
2014 517
2015 508

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.3
2007 21.7
2008 20.2
2009 19.2
2010 18.1
2011 14.5
2012 18
2013 16.6
2014 15.2
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76132930513595
2006 0.82758620689655
2007 0.74615384615385
2008 0.84580838323353
2009 0.81259842519685
2010 0.94117647058824
2011 0.83569979716024
2012 0.78890876565295
2013 0.8816029143898
2014 0.99419729206963
2015 0.99409448818898

Compare Brighton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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Public KG - 06 508 14.9:1  
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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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