Prendergast School



Prendergast School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prendergast School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 111
2 93
3 98
4 91
5 91
6 110
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prendergast School is a public elementary school located in Ansonia, CT in the Ansonia School District. It enrolls 699 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prendergast School is the 32nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 7,712th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 699
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.4

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Prendergast School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 377
(54%)
684
(52%)
 Female 322
(46%)
634
(48%)

Prendergast School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(49%)
612
(46%)
 Hispanic 193
(28%)
397
(30%)
 Black 137
(20%)
256
(19%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
22
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
10
(1%)

Prendergast School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(55%)
751
(57%)
 Not Eligible 218
(31%)
400
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(14%)
167
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Prendergast School is ranked 47th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prendergast School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Prendergast School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 905
2006 796
2007 776
2008 759
2009 811
2010 787
2011 738
2012 699

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 18.2
2007 17.2
2008 15.1
2009 17.4
2010 16.1
2011 15.3
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38563535911602
2006 0.49120603015075
2007 0.50257731958763
2008 0.52173913043478
2009 0.6387176325524
2010 0.64040660736976
2011 0.64363143631436
2012 0.68812589413448

Compare Prendergast School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 68.8%
 

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Public KG - 06 699 16.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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