Christopher Columbus Academy



Christopher Columbus Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christopher Columbus Academy Students by Grade
PK 40
K 63
1 48
2 71
3 39
4 53
5 47
6 38
7 36
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christopher Columbus Academy is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 467 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christopher Columbus Academy is the 205th largest public school in Connecticut and the 24,725th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 467
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.8

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Christopher Columbus Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 239
(51%)
7,756
(49%)
 Male 228
(49%)
8,111
(51%)

Christopher Columbus Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 433
(93%)
6,481
(41%)
 Black 19
(4%)
6,606
(42%)
 White 11
(2%)
2,334
(15%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
348
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Christopher Columbus Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 373
(80%)
11,479
(72%)
 Not Eligible 70
(15%)
3,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Christopher Columbus Academy is ranked 80th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christopher Columbus Academy 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.

Christopher Columbus Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 436
2006 254
2007 285
2008 398
2009 427
2010 470
2011 473
2012 467

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 12.2
2007 14.1
2008 13.3
2009 18.2
2010 17.6
2011 17
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62385321100917
2006 0.81889763779528
2007 0.85964912280702
2008 0.92462311557789
2009 0.88290398126464
2010 0.84042553191489
2011 0.76109936575053
2012 0.85010706638116

Compare Christopher Columbus Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.0%
 

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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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