Doolittle School



Doolittle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Doolittle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 77
2 89
3 95
4 99
5 105
6 74
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Doolittle School is a public elementary school located in Cheshire, CT in the Cheshire School District. It enrolls 539 students in grades 1st through 12th. Doolittle School is the 117th largest public school in Connecticut and the 17,983rd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.1

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Doolittle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 276
(51%)
1,193
(51%)
 Male 263
(49%)
1,166
(49%)

Doolittle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 447
(83%)
1,944
(82%)
 Asian 47
(9%)
226
(10%)
 Hispanic 27
(5%)
105
(4%)
 Black 17
(3%)
67
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Doolittle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 495
(92%)
2,194
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(7%)
119
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
46
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Doolittle School is ranked 455th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Doolittle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Doolittle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 590
2006 528
2007 537
2008 532
2009 516
2010 517
2011 537
2012 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.3
2007 14.6
2008 13.6
2009 15.2
2010 15.8
2011 16
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.045762711864407
2006 0.051136363636364
2007 0.059590316573557
2008 0.077067669172932
2009 0.063953488372093
2010 0.075435203094778
2011 0.087523277467412
2012 0.081632653061224

Compare Doolittle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.2%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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