Park Avenue School



Park Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 72
2 76
3 67
4 64
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Park Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Danbury, CT in the Danbury School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Park Avenue School is the 277th largest public school in Connecticut and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.96

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Park Avenue School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 219
(51%)
3,931
(51%)
 Female 212
(49%)
3,716
(49%)

Park Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 241
(56%)
3,242
(42%)
 White 131
(30%)
3,105
(41%)
 Asian 27
(6%)
559
(7%)
 Black 25
(6%)
553
(7%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
173
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Park Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 261
(61%)
3,248
(42%)
 Not Eligible 115
(27%)
3,518
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
881
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Park Avenue School is ranked 131st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.3%) 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.

Park Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 404
2006 357
2007 376
2008 400
2009 410
2010 425
2011 426
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13.5
2007 13.5
2008 14.6
2009 15.7
2010 16.5
2011 15.9
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48019801980198
2006 0.52941176470588
2007 0.56914893617021
2008 0.535
2009 0.64146341463415
2010 0.69411764705882
2011 0.74882629107981
2012 0.73317865429234

Compare Park Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.3%
 

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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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