Ross/Woodward School



Ross/Woodward School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ross/Woodward School Students by Grade
PK 58
K 69
1 72
2 66
3 47
4 69
5 63
6 51
7 63
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ross/Woodward School is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 596 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ross/Woodward School is the 73rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 13,555th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.8

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Ross/Woodward School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 309
(52%)
7,756
(49%)
 Male 287
(48%)
8,111
(51%)

Ross/Woodward School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 240
(40%)
6,481
(41%)
 Black 195
(33%)
6,606
(42%)
 White 139
(23%)
2,334
(15%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
348
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Ross/Woodward School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(76%)
11,479
(72%)
 Not Eligible 107
(18%)
3,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(6%)
979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Ross/Woodward School is ranked 46th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ross/Woodward School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) 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.

Ross/Woodward School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 690
2007 635
2008 534
2009 536
2010 521
2011 575
2012 596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 19.7
2007 15.1
2008 11.5
2009 14.1
2010 13.5
2011 14.1
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68993506493506
2006 0.83188405797101
2007 0.61732283464567
2008 0.77715355805243
2009 0.70708955223881
2010 0.81381957773512
2011 0.67826086956522
2012 0.82046979865772

Compare Ross/Woodward 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 82.0%
 

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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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