Horace W. Porter School



Horace W. Porter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horace W. Porter School Students by Grade
PK 21
K 46
1 41
2 56
3 43
4 53
5 58
6 55
7 68
8 62
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Horace W. Porter School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, CT in the Columbia School District. It enrolls 503 students in grades 1st through 12th. Horace W. Porter School is the 160th largest public school in Connecticut and the 21,235th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.5

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Horace W. Porter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 259
(51%)
259
(51%)
 Male 244
(49%)
244
(49%)

Horace W. Porter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 461
(92%)
461
(92%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
26
(5%)
 Black 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Horace W. Porter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 439
(87%)
439
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
45
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
19
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Horace W. Porter School is ranked 392nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horace W. Porter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.7%) is 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.

Horace W. Porter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 647
2006 636
2007 588
2008 574
2009 554
2010 539
2011 524
2012 503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12
2007 10.7
2008 9.9
2009 11.5
2010 11.1
2011 11.6
2012 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046367851622875
2006 0.036163522012579
2007 0.056122448979592
2008 0.073170731707317
2009 0.070397111913357
2010 0.10946196660482
2011 0.11641221374046
2012 0.1272365805169

Compare Horace W. Porter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.7%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Horace W. Porter School
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Public PK - 08 503 11.3:1  
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Private PK - 08 172 13:1 5 miles
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Public KG - 05 350 11.7:1 5 miles
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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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