Benjamin Jepson Magnet School



Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 82
K 53
1 58
2 54
3 52
4 55
5 57
6 48
7 54
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Benjamin Jepson Magnet School is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Benjamin Jepson Magnet School is the 100th largest public school in Connecticut and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.15

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Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 306
(55%)
8,111
(51%)
 Female 254
(45%)
7,756
(49%)

Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 224
(40%)
6,481
(41%)
 White 170
(30%)
2,334
(15%)
 Black 159
(28%)
6,606
(42%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
348
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
65
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 414
(74%)
11,479
(72%)
 Not Eligible 96
(17%)
3,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Benjamin Jepson Magnet School is ranked 53rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Jepson Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) 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.

Benjamin Jepson Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 382
2006 327
2007 459
2008 472
2009 496
2010 525
2011 562
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 11.4
2007 12.7
2008 13
2009 15.7
2010 14.3
2011 15.1
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49738219895288
2006 0.6177370030581
2007 0.54684095860566
2008 0.57203389830508
2009 0.65322580645161
2010 0.71428571428571
2011 0.6779359430605
2012 0.82857142857143

Compare Benjamin Jepson Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.9%
 

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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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