Roger Sherman School



Roger Sherman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Roger Sherman School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 87
1 72
2 69
3 82
4 76
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Roger Sherman School is a public elementary school located in Meriden, CT in the Meriden School District. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Roger Sherman School is the 165th largest public school in Connecticut and the 21,524th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.9

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Roger Sherman School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 251
(50%)
2,767
(48%)
 Male 249
(50%)
3,015
(52%)

Roger Sherman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 295
(59%)
2,836
(49%)
 White 125
(25%)
1,974
(34%)
 Black 42
(8%)
600
(10%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
207
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
102
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
25
(0%)

Roger Sherman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 357
(71%)
3,729
(64%)
 Not Eligible 108
(22%)
1,660
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
393
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Roger Sherman School is ranked 84th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Roger Sherman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) 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.

Roger Sherman School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 677
2006 590
2007 590
2008 554
2009 526
2010 524
2011 530
2012 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 17.9
2007 16.6
2008 15.1
2009 16.1
2010 15.5
2011 17.8
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50221565731167
2006 0.61525423728814
2007 0.62203389830508
2008 0.63537906137184
2009 0.69391634980989
2010 0.77099236641221
2011 0.74905660377358
2012 0.784

Compare Roger Sherman 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 78.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 500 14.3:1  
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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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