Headstart



Headstart Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Headstart Students by Grade
PK 320
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Headstart is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 320 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 40.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 320
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 40:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Headstart Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 169
(53%)
7,756
(49%)
 Male 151
(47%)
8,111
(51%)

Headstart Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 210
(66%)
6,481
(41%)
 Black 99
(31%)
6,606
(42%)
 White 11
(3%)
2,334
(15%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
348
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Headstart Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(51%)
11,479
(72%)
 Not Eligible 157
(49%)
3,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Headstart students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.9%) is slightly 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.

Headstart Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 695
2006 353
2007 416
2008 413
2009 442
2010 402
2011 386
2012 320

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 496.4
2006 N/A
2007 693.3
2008 688.3
2009 4420
2010 35.9
2011 38.6
2012 40

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13956834532374
2006 0.65722379603399
2007 0.52163461538462
2008 0.76513317191283
2009 0.44796380090498
2010 0.80845771144279
2011 0.30829015544041
2012 0.509375

Compare Headstart to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
4,000.0% 40.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 50.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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