Dominick H. Ferrara School



Dominick H. Ferrara School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 58
4 86
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dominick H. Ferrara School is a public elementary school located in East Haven, CT in the East Haven School District. It enrolls 228 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dominick H. Ferrara School is the 579th largest public school in Connecticut and the 46,615th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.25

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Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 121
(53%)
1,171
(52%)
 Female 107
(47%)
1,086
(48%)

Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 163
(71%)
1,555
(69%)
 Hispanic 39
(17%)
458
(20%)
 Black 15
(7%)
83
(4%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
119
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
35
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Dominick H. Ferrara School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 130
(57%)
1,269
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(33%)
749
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(10%)
239
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dominick H. Ferrara School is ranked 321st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dominick H. Ferrara School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.0%) 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.

Dominick H. Ferrara School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 194
2006 181
2007 186
2008 189
2009 197
2010 246
2011 251
2012 228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 13.1
2007 12.2
2008 11.5
2009 12.9
2010 14.9
2011 14.3
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26288659793814
2006 0.23204419889503
2007 0.29569892473118
2008 0.31746031746032
2009 0.35532994923858
2010 0.46747967479675
2011 0.46613545816733
2012 0.42982456140351

Compare Dominick H. Ferrara School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 43.0%
 
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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