Cross School



Cross School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cross School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 37
2 50
3 36
4 38
5 43
6 39
7 72
8 55
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cross School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 420 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cross School is the 295th largest public school in Connecticut and the 29,538th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 420
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.3

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Cross School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 217
(52%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 203
(48%)
7,460
(48%)

Cross School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 245
(58%)
5,767
(37%)
 Hispanic 156
(37%)
7,765
(50%)
 White 14
(3%)
1,454
(9%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
444
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
55
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Cross School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 416
(99%)
15,401
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
46
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Cross School is ranked 68th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cross School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) 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.

Cross School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 480
2006 424
2007 406
2008 373
2009 381
2010 408
2011 431
2012 420

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 14.6
2007 11.3
2008 10
2009 12.6
2010 12.6
2011 13.5
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98541666666667
2006 0.9622641509434
2007 0.98029556650246
2008 0.98123324396783
2009 0.99212598425197
2010 0.99264705882353
2011 0.99303944315545
2012 0.99285714285714

Compare Cross 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 99.3%
 

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Public KG - 08 420 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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