Charles Barnum School



Charles Barnum School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Charles Barnum School Students by Grade
PK 71
K 62
1 73
2 63
3 46
4 47
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Charles Barnum School is a public elementary school located in Groton, CT in the Groton School District. It enrolls 401 students in grades 1st through 12th. Charles Barnum School is the 328th largest public school in Connecticut and the 31,514th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 401
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Charles Barnum School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 217
(54%)
1,754
(49%)
 Male 184
(46%)
1,841
(51%)

Charles Barnum School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 267
(67%)
2,109
(59%)
 Hispanic 58
(14%)
668
(19%)
 Black 33
(8%)
346
(10%)
 Two or More 27
(7%)
200
(6%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
220
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
41
(1%)

Charles Barnum School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 231
(58%)
2,151
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(23%)
1,080
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(20%)
364
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Charles Barnum School is ranked 228th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Charles Barnum School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.4%) 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.

Charles Barnum School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 352
2006 330
2007 367
2008 434
2009 380
2010 384
2011 392
2012 401

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14
2007 14.9
2008 13.6
2009 14
2010 13.4
2011 13.4
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32670454545455
2006 0.33939393939394
2007 0.28337874659401
2008 0.31797235023041
2009 0.37631578947368
2010 0.34375
2011 0.31632653061224
2012 0.42394014962594

Compare Charles Barnum School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 42.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Charles Barnum School
Groton, CT
Public PK - 05 401 12.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 202 14:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 528 15.8:1 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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