Great Plain School



Great Plain School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Plain School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 71
2 53
3 44
4 61
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Great Plain School is a public elementary school located in Danbury, CT in the Danbury School District. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. Great Plain School is the 477th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,811th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.16

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Great Plain School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 170
(52%)
3,716
(49%)
 Male 157
(48%)
3,931
(51%)

Great Plain School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 154
(47%)
3,105
(41%)
 Hispanic 140
(43%)
3,242
(42%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
173
(2%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
559
(7%)
 Black 8
(2%)
553
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Great Plain School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 165
(50%)
3,518
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(41%)
3,248
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(9%)
881
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Great Plain School is ranked 238th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Plain School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.5%) is slightly 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.

Great Plain School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 313
2007 314
2008 301
2009 307
2010 299
2011 314
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.2
2006 15.1
2007 14.7
2008 12.6
2009 14.1
2010 13.5
2011 15.1
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17255717255717
2006 0.32268370607029
2007 0.32802547770701
2008 0.30564784053156
2009 0.30293159609121
2010 0.39799331103679
2011 0.43630573248408
2012 0.4954128440367

Compare Great Plain School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 49.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Great Plain School
Danbury, CT
Public KG - 05 327 15.5:1  
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Private PK - 08 97 6:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 307 12:1 2 miles
Ellsworth Avenue School
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Public KG - 05 405 16:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 416 17.1:1 3 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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