Waddell School



Waddell School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waddell School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 68
2 53
3 53
4 59
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waddell School is a public elementary school located in Manchester, CT in the Manchester School District. It enrolls 352 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waddell School is the 428th largest public school in Connecticut and the 36,450th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 352
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.64

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Waddell School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(54%)
1,760
(52%)
 Female 163
(46%)
1,629
(48%)

Waddell School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 122
(35%)
1,241
(37%)
 Hispanic 90
(26%)
885
(26%)
 Black 64
(18%)
734
(22%)
 Asian 54
(15%)
333
(10%)
 Two or More 22
(6%)
185
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Waddell School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(45%)
1,621
(48%)
 Not Eligible 150
(43%)
1,482
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(13%)
286
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Waddell School is ranked 202nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waddell School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) 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.

Waddell School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 371
2007 360
2008 336
2009 311
2010 348
2011 343
2012 352

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 13.4
2007 13.9
2008 11.8
2009 12.3
2010 13.9
2011 13.4
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37745098039216
2006 0.38274932614555
2007 0.425
2008 0.49107142857143
2009 0.54340836012862
2010 0.56896551724138
2011 0.63265306122449
2012 0.57386363636364

Compare Waddell School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Waddell School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 352 14.3:1  
St Bridget School
Manchester, CT
Private PK - 08 203 14:1 1 miles
Manchester Preschool Center
Manchester, CT
Public PK - PK 192 17.3:1 1 miles
The Cornerstone Christian School
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Private PK - 12 174 8:1 1 miles
Odyssey Community School
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Public KG - 08 324 13.6:1 1 miles
Verplanck School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 330 13:1 2 miles
Bowers School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 407 14:1 2 miles
Assumption School
Manchester, CT
Private PK - 08 148 8:1 2 miles
Washington School
Manchester, CT
Public KG - 05 379 14:1 2 miles
St James School
Manchester, CT
Private PK - 08 419 17:1 2 miles
Elisabeth M. Bennet Academy
Manchester, CT
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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