Americas Choice at Sand



Americas Choice at Sand Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Americas Choice at Sand Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 67
2 55
3 49
4 54
5 56
6 38
7 52
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Americas Choice at Sand is a public elementary school located in Hartford, CT in the Hartford School District. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Americas Choice at Sand is the 183rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 23,016th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34

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Americas Choice at Sand Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 257
(53%)
8,692
(51%)
 Female 227
(47%)
8,410
(49%)

Americas Choice at Sand Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 320
(66%)
8,655
(51%)
 Black 148
(31%)
5,281
(31%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
548
(3%)
 White 3
(1%)
2,035
(12%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
498
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Americas Choice at Sand Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 481
(99%)
14,275
(83%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
2,481
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
346
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Americas Choice at Sand is ranked 47th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Americas Choice at Sand students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly 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.

Americas Choice at Sand Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 401
2006 351
2007 366
2008 442
2009 413
2010 463
2011 471
2012 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 14.2
2007 14.8
2008 13.6
2009 14.5
2010 14.7
2011 14.3
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68827930174564
2006 0.87749287749288
2007 0.99180327868852
2008 0.99321266968326
2009 0.99273607748184
2010 0.99352051835853
2011 0.99363057324841
2012 0.99380165289256

Compare Americas Choice at Sand to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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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