West Woods School



West Woods School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Woods School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 59
2 60
3 72
4 73
5 65
6 72
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Woods School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 461 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Woods School is the 218th largest public school in Connecticut and the 25,362nd largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.24

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West Woods School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 233
(51%)
1,477
(48%)
 Male 228
(49%)
1,614
(52%)

West Woods School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 295
(64%)
1,323
(43%)
 Asian 76
(16%)
279
(9%)
 Black 53
(11%)
819
(26%)
 Hispanic 31
(7%)
545
(18%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
120
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Woods School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 410
(89%)
1,816
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
1,028
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
247
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, West Woods School is ranked 436th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Woods School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.1%) is 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.

West Woods School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 482
2007 494
2008 501
2009 512
2010 535
2011 476
2012 461

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 14.8
2007 14.8
2008 13.5
2009 15.7
2010 15.3
2011 14.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.076502732240437
2006 0.097510373443983
2007 0.10323886639676
2008 0.11776447105788
2009 0.107421875
2010 0.11775700934579
2011 0.13235294117647
2012 0.11062906724512

Compare West Woods School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.1%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 461 15.2:1  
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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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