Barnum School



Barnum School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Barnum School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 95
1 77
2 77
3 72
4 57
5 66
6 42
7 45
8 58
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Barnum School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 625 students in grades 1st through 12th. Barnum School is the 58th largest public school in Connecticut and the 11,672nd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 625
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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Barnum School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(53%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 293
(47%)
7,460
(48%)

Barnum School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 413
(66%)
7,765
(50%)
 Black 193
(31%)
5,767
(37%)
 White 16
(3%)
1,454
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
444
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
55
(0%)

Barnum School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 622
(100%)
15,401
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
87
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
46
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Barnum School is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Barnum School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly 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.

Barnum School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 483
2006 262
2007 279
2008 600
2009 631
2010 633
2011 659
2012 625

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.2
2007 13.2
2008 13.5
2009 16
2010 15.7
2011 15.7
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91511387163561
2006 0.98854961832061
2007 0.98924731182796
2008 0.995
2009 0.99524564183835
2010 0.99526066350711
2011 0.99544764795144
2012 0.9952

Compare Barnum School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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Public PK - 08 625 13.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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