Shepherd Glen School



Shepherd Glen School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepherd Glen School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 46
2 64
3 46
4 46
5 43
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepherd Glen School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 336 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shepherd Glen School is the 455th largest public school in Connecticut and the 37,961st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.9

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Shepherd Glen School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 172
(51%)
1,614
(52%)
 Female 164
(49%)
1,477
(48%)

Shepherd Glen School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 109
(32%)
819
(26%)
 White 104
(31%)
1,323
(43%)
 Asian 58
(17%)
279
(9%)
 Hispanic 56
(17%)
545
(18%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
120
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shepherd Glen School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(51%)
1,028
(33%)
 Not Eligible 138
(41%)
1,816
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
247
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Shepherd Glen School is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shepherd Glen School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.9%) 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.

Shepherd Glen School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 365
2006 301
2007 330
2008 323
2009 313
2010 342
2011 337
2012 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 13.8
2007 15.7
2008 12.1
2009 13.5
2010 14.1
2011 13.6
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41369863013699
2006 0.56810631229236
2007 0.58181818181818
2008 0.59442724458204
2009 0.64536741214058
2010 0.67836257309942
2011 0.68842729970326
2012 0.58928571428571

Compare Shepherd Glen 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 58.9%
 

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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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