Fast Facts

150 students for the 2017-18 academic year.

$1.8 million for the 2017-18 school year. Less than 6% of the budget is collected in student tuition and fees. The remainder comes from donations from individuals, foundations, and churches that support Brookstone’s mission and work.

Operating Budget $1,800,000
Cost per student $8,500
Beginning teacher salary $35,525

2014-15 IOWA Achievement Test math and reading scores showed that Brookstone students generally gained one year and two months average growth in seven months. Brookstone students performed better than 50% of their peers across the nation in both math and reading.

Student ethnic distribution
Asian 11%
African-American 79%
Multiracial 5%
Hispanic 2%
Caucasian 2%
Total number of employees 30
Total full-time teachers 11
Total administrative/office staff 8
Total certified teachers 100%
Total teachers with advanced degrees 6
Average teacher experience 8.3 years
Number of volunteers 315
Number of “lunch buddies” 163