Brookside Elementary School

Public K-5

 20 Lake Drive
       Westwood, NJ  07675-2935


(201) 664-9000

District: Westwood Regional School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
322nd of 1,317 New Jersey Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $4,864 Help

Students who attend Brookside Elementary School usually attend:

Middle:    Westwood Regional Middle School
High:    Westwood Regional High School

Student/teacher ratio:  12.6
Number of students:  398

Racial breakdown:

White:
71.1%
Hispanic:
17.8%
Asian:
6.0%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  9.8%

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Performance Trends
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Compare Details Brookside Elementary School ranks better than 75.6% of elementary schools in New Jersey. It also ranks first among 4 ranked elementary schools in the Westwood Regional School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 72.05. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Brookside Elementary School has the largest elementary school student body size in the Westwood Regional School District. Racial makeup is: White (71.1%), Hispanic (17.8%), Asian (6%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 9.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Brookside Elementary School is 12.6, which is the highest among 4 elementary schools in the Westwood Regional School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Brookside Elementary School is $4,864. 2 elementary schools in the Westwood Regional School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Brookside Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Brookside Elementary School 322nd of 1317 New Jersey public elementary schools. (See Brookside Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Westwood Regional School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Westwood Regional School District 166th of 590 New Jersey school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Brookside Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools NJ State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 65.71 511th 1204 57.6%
2004 59.17 670th 1298 48.4%
2005 73.62 371st 1303 71.5%
2006 68.97 490th 1314 62.7%
2007 69.98 469th 1329 64.7%
2008 65.81 556th 1338 58.4%
2009 63.29 598th 1346 55.6%
2010 57.93 702nd 1354 48.2%
2011 64.04 611th 1360 55.1%
2012 76.98 308th 1363 77.4%
2013 74.99 372nd 1367 72.8%
2014 61.47 633rd 1363 53.6%
2015 60.14 560th 1357 58.7%
2016 62.27 551st 1346 59.1%
2017 75.90 357th 1352 73.6%
2018 78.90 283rd 1353 79.1%
2019 87.43 133rd 1360 90.2%
2021 72.05 322nd 1317 75.6%

Data source: test scores: New Jersey Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Brookside Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 201 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a 0 206
1989 200 4 2 2 0 n/a n/a 0 208
1990 185 1 2 3 0 n/a n/a 0 191
1991 191 5 4 3 0 n/a n/a 0 203
1992 196 3 4 1 0 n/a n/a 0 204
1993 200 3 4 1 0 n/a n/a 0 208
1994 197 4 6 6 0 n/a n/a 0 213
1995 212 8 3 8 0 n/a n/a 0 231
1996 212 8 3 8 0 n/a n/a 0 231
1998 235 3 1 5 0 n/a n/a 0 244
1999 252 1 5 1 0 n/a n/a 0 259
2000 246 0 4 4 0 n/a n/a 0 254
2001 250 1 4 3 0 n/a n/a 0 258
2002 287 2 8 8 0 n/a n/a 0 305
2003 287 2 8 8 0 n/a n/a 0 305
2004 297 4 7 8 0 n/a n/a 0 316
2005 288 3 9 13 0 n/a n/a 0 313
2006 280 7 3 26 2 n/a n/a 0 318
2007 312 2 6 16 0 n/a n/a 0 336
2008 274 1 20 39 0 n/a n/a 0 334
2009 248 4 23 39 0 0 2 0 316
2010 246 7 27 34 0 0 0 0 314
2011 282 5 35 45 0 0 4 0 371
2012 289 6 31 53 0 0 1 0 380
2013 286 7 31 53 0 0 1 0 378
2014 283 7 27 53 0 0 1 0 371
2015 289 9 24 57 0 0 3 0 382
2016 292 8 18 65 0 0 6 0 389
2017 299 5 22 70 0 0 6 0 402
2018 314 5 27 64 0 0 9 0 419
2019 285 4 26 60 0 0 11 0 386
2020 285 5 23 64 1 0 18 0 396
2021 283 3 24 71 1 0 16 0 398

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Brookside Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 206 12.0 17.1 n/a
1989 208 13.0 16.0 n/a
1990 191 13.0 14.6 2.1
1991 203 15.0 13.5 4.4
1992 204 14.0 14.5 7.8
1993 208 13.0 16.0 5.8
1994 213 14.0 15.2 5.2
1995 231 14.0 16.5 2.2
1996 231 14.0 16.5 2.2
1998 244 15.0 16.3 0.8
1999 259 17.0 15.2 2.7
2000 254 17.0 14.9 3.5
2001 258 17.3 14.9 2.3
2002 305 18.5 16.5 1.6
2003 305 18.5 16.5 1.6
2004 316 19.6 16.1 1.6
2005 313 18.6 16.8 n/a
2006 318 19.0 16.7 5
2007 336 19.0 17.7 5.1
2008 334 17.0 19.6 5.4
2009 316 21.4 12.7 6.3
2010 314 17.0 18.4 7.6
2011 371 18.0 20.6 0
2012 380 24.8 15.2 9.2
2013 378 40.7 9.2 10.3
2014 371 39.5 9.3 10
2015 382 40.0 9.5 9.9
2016 389 28.0 13.8 10
2017 402 31.0 12.9 10.7
2018 419 34.0 12.3 6.7
2019 386 30.0 12.8 5.4
2020 396 30.0 13.2 6.3
2021 398 31.5 12.6 9.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Brookside Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 206 12.0 17.1 n/a
1989 208 13.0 16.0 n/a
1990 191 13.0 14.6 2.1
1991 203 15.0 13.5 4.4
1992 204 14.0 14.5 7.8
1993 208 13.0 16.0 5.8
1994 213 14.0 15.2 5.2
1995 231 14.0 16.5 2.2
1996 231 14.0 16.5 2.2
1998 244 15.0 16.3 0.8
1999 259 17.0 15.2 2.7
2000 254 17.0 14.9 3.5
2001 258 17.3 14.9 2.3
2002 305 18.5 16.5 1.6
2003 305 18.5 16.5 1.6
2004 316 19.6 16.1 1.6
2005 313 18.6 16.8 n/a
2006 318 19.0 16.7 5
2007 336 19.0 17.7 5.1
2008 334 17.0 19.6 5.4
2009 316 21.4 12.7 6.3
2010 314 17.0 18.4 7.6
2011 371 18.0 20.6 0
2012 380 24.8 15.2 9.2
2013 378 40.7 9.2 10.3
2014 371 39.5 9.3 10
2015 382 40.0 9.5 9.9
2016 389 28.0 13.8 10
2017 402 31.0 12.9 10.7
2018 419 34.0 12.3 6.7
2019 386 30.0 12.8 5.4
2020 396 30.0 13.2 6.3
2021 398 31.5 12.6 9.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Brookside Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $18 (0.4%) $4,846 (99.6%) $4,864

Data source: New Jersey Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Brookside Elementary School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 133rd of 1360 Elementary schoolsRanks 322nd of 1317 Elementary schools
 14.7%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students386398
 3.1%
African American43
 25%
American Indian01
Asian2624
 7.7%
Hispanic6071
 18.3%
Pacific Islander00
Two or More Races1116
 45.5%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients5.4%9.8%
 4.4%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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