Helen Street School



Helen Street School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helen Street School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 33
1 44
2 54
3 35
4 34
5 33
6 27
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helen Street School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 288 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helen Street School is the 525th largest public school in Connecticut and the 42,223rd largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.1

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Helen Street School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(59%)
1,614
(52%)
 Female 117
(41%)
1,477
(48%)

Helen Street School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 116
(40%)
819
(26%)
 Hispanic 93
(32%)
545
(18%)
 White 58
(20%)
1,323
(43%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
120
(4%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
279
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Helen Street School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(52%)
1,028
(33%)
 Not Eligible 94
(33%)
1,816
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(15%)
247
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Helen Street School is ranked 206th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helen Street School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.4%) is 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.

Helen Street School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 353
2006 341
2007 343
2008 306
2009 299
2010 283
2011 267
2012 288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.2
2007 14.2
2008 12.3
2009 14.1
2010 12.6
2011 11.5
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43059490084986
2006 0.49853372434018
2007 0.46355685131195
2008 0.55555555555556
2009 0.55852842809365
2010 0.5017667844523
2011 0.62546816479401
2012 0.67361111111111

Compare Helen Street School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.4%
 

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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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