South School



South School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 107
2 111
3 94
4 143
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South School is a public elementary school located in New Canaan, CT in the New Canaan School District. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. South School is the 106th largest public school in Connecticut and the 16,761st largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.9

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South School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(51%)
1,512
(51%)
 Female 274
(49%)
1,426
(49%)

South School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 468
(84%)
2,596
(88%)
 Asian 40
(7%)
155
(5%)
 Hispanic 24
(4%)
102
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
45
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Black 3
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

South School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 554
(100%)
2,938
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

South School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 717
2006 530
2007 520
2008 535
2009 541
2010 561
2011 586
2012 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 12
2007 12.7
2008 11.6
2009 12.9
2010 12.5
2011 12.2
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01115760111576
2006
2007 0.99423076923077
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012 N/A

Compare South School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South School
New Canaan, CT
Public KG - 04 554 12.3:1  
Saxe Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 1,288 11.8:1 1 miles
St Aloysius Diocesan Elementary School
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Private KG - 08 208 13:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 51 5:1 3 miles
Springdale School
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Public KG - 05 654 13.5:1 3 miles
Parkway Christian Academy Happy Time Nursery
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Private PK - 06 80 8:1 3 miles
Ponus Ridge Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 611 10.5:1 3 miles
Fox Run Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 456 15:1 3 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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