Verplanck School



Verplanck School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Verplanck School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 67
2 61
3 47
4 43
5 36
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Verplanck School is a public elementary school located in Manchester, CT in the Manchester School District. It enrolls 330 students in grades 1st through 12th. Verplanck School is the 469th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,514th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 330
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.47

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Verplanck School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 180
(55%)
1,760
(52%)
 Female 150
(45%)
1,629
(48%)

Verplanck School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 127
(38%)
885
(26%)
 Black 108
(33%)
734
(22%)
 White 51
(15%)
1,241
(37%)
 Asian 32
(10%)
333
(10%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
185
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Verplanck School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(68%)
1,621
(48%)
 Not Eligible 75
(23%)
1,482
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(10%)
286
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Verplanck School is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Verplanck School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) 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.

Verplanck School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 365
2006 403
2007 390
2008 395
2009 291
2010 340
2011 358
2012 330

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.3
2007 14.4
2008 13
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 14.1
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48219178082192
2006 0.50372208436725
2007 0.55128205128205
2008 0.60759493670886
2009 0.74914089347079
2010 0.69117647058824
2011 0.76815642458101
2012 0.77272727272727

Compare Verplanck 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 77.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 330 13:1  
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Public 06 - 06 406 11.2:1 2 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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