Brookside Charter School is located in Kansas City, MO and is in Brookside Charter School District. It is a charter school that serves 312 students in grades K-5.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Brookside Charter School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Missouri in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Brookside Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Brookside Charter School had 84% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Missouri had 44% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Brookside Charter SCH. District Spending
The Brookside Charter SCH. spends $7,980 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 74% on instruction, 22% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Brookside Charter SCH. District
In 2011, Brookside Charter School had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Missouri average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 are assessed in math and in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in communication arts. Districts have the option to assess students in science in grades 3, 7 and 10, and social studies in grades 4, 8 and 11 on a voluntary basi
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Missouri, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 MAP Results for all subjects tested.more...