Melissa Jones School



Melissa Jones School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melissa Jones School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 60
2 76
3 67
4 80
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melissa Jones School is a public elementary school located in Guilford, CT in the Guilford School District. It enrolls 348 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melissa Jones School is the 437th largest public school in Connecticut and the 36,865th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 348
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.2

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Melissa Jones School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 184
(53%)
978
(51%)
 Female 164
(47%)
922
(49%)

Melissa Jones School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 289
(83%)
1,621
(85%)
 Hispanic 30
(9%)
126
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
62
(3%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
70
(4%)
 Black 2
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Melissa Jones School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 321
(92%)
1,765
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
91
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
44
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Melissa Jones School is ranked 524th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melissa Jones School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.8%) is significantly 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.

Melissa Jones School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 438
2006 348
2007 350
2008 357
2009 347
2010 346
2011 360
2012 348

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 14.9
2007 13.6
2008 12.6
2009 14
2010 13.5
2011 13.2
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.047945205479452
2006 0.043103448275862
2007 0.057142857142857
2008 0.072829131652661
2009 0.077809798270893
2010 0.072254335260116
2011 0.088888888888889
2012 0.077586206896552

Compare Melissa Jones School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Melissa Jones School
Guilford, CT
Public KG - 04 348 12.8:1  
A. Baldwin Middle School
Guilford, CT
Public 05 - 06 566 12.4:1 3 miles
Guilford Lakes School
Guilford, CT
Public PK - 04 362 12.9:1 3 miles
Totoket Valley Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 468 13.8:1 4 miles
The Shoreline Christian School
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Private KG - 08 57 6:1 5 miles
North Branford Intermediate School
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Public 06 - 08 536 12.3:1 5 miles
The Country School
Madison, CT
Private PK - 08 214 8:1 6 miles
Jerome Harrison School
North Branford, CT
Public PK - 02 441 14.4:1 6 miles
A. W. Cox School
Guilford, CT
Public KG - 04 332 14.4:1 6 miles
Clintonville Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 377 13.1:1 6 miles
Kathleen H. Ryerson Elementary School
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Public 01 - 04 224 10.8:1 6 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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