Gaffney School



Gaffney School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaffney School Students by Grade
PK 191
K 76
1 69
2 71
3 64
4 55
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaffney School is a public elementary school located in New Britain, CT in the New Britain School District. It enrolls 579 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaffney School is the 83rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 14,783rd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 579
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.4

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Gaffney School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(58%)
4,007
(52%)
 Female 244
(42%)
3,634
(48%)

Gaffney School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 292
(50%)
4,625
(61%)
 White 202
(35%)
1,644
(22%)
 Black 60
(10%)
1,029
(13%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
199
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
130
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Gaffney School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 359
(62%)
5,742
(75%)
 Not Eligible 184
(32%)
1,314
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
585
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Gaffney School is ranked 82nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaffney School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) 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.

Gaffney School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 639
2006 479
2007 434
2008 490
2009 522
2010 520
2011 564
2012 579

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 14.6
2007 13.7
2008 12.8
2009 15.2
2010 13.5
2011 14.5
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43035993740219
2006 0.52192066805846
2007 0.49769585253456
2008 0.56122448979592
2009 0.7816091954023
2010 0.64423076923077
2011 0.71631205673759
2012 0.68221070811744

Compare Gaffney 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 68.2%
 

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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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