John Barry School



John Barry School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Barry School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 75
1 86
2 89
3 71
4 66
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Barry School is a public elementary school located in Meriden, CT in the Meriden School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Barry School is the 189th largest public school in Connecticut and the 23,517th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.53

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John Barry School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 240
(50%)
3,015
(52%)
 Female 239
(50%)
2,767
(48%)

John Barry School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 281
(59%)
2,836
(49%)
 White 98
(20%)
1,974
(34%)
 Black 63
(13%)
600
(10%)
 Asian 24
(5%)
207
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
102
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

John Barry School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 378
(79%)
3,729
(64%)
 Not Eligible 72
(15%)
1,660
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
393
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, John Barry School is ranked 74th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Barry School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.0%) 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.

John Barry School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 680
2006 597
2007 538
2008 533
2009 522
2010 508
2011 510
2012 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.2
2007 13
2008 13.1
2009 14.1
2010 14.2
2011 15.1
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68088235294118
2006 0.80402010050251
2007 0.76765799256506
2008 0.86866791744841
2009 0.84865900383142
2010 0.86417322834646
2011 0.81176470588235
2012 0.84968684759916

Compare John Barry School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
John Barry School
Meriden, CT
Public PK - 05 479 14.7:1  
St Joseph School
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Private KG - 08 160 15:1 1 miles
St Stanislaus School
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Private KG - 08 157 12:1 1 miles
Benjamin Franklin School
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Public PK - 05 500 13.5:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
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Private PK - 08 196 16:1 1 miles
Israel Putnam School
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Public KG - 05 564 15.5:1 2 miles
Washington Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 783 12.3:1 2 miles
Midstate Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 100 9:1 2 miles
Roger Sherman School
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Public PK - 05 500 14.3:1 2 miles
Lincoln Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 755 13.1:1 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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