Truman School



Truman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Truman School Students by Grade
PK 70
K 53
1 47
2 49
3 47
4 42
5 44
6 44
7 51
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Truman School is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. Truman School is the 168th largest public school in Connecticut and the 21,616th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8

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Truman School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 257
(52%)
8,111
(51%)
 Female 242
(48%)
7,756
(49%)

Truman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 387
(78%)
6,481
(41%)
 Black 94
(19%)
6,606
(42%)
 White 11
(2%)
2,334
(15%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
65
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
348
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Truman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 438
(88%)
11,479
(72%)
 Not Eligible 44
(9%)
3,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Truman School is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Truman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

Truman School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 545
2006 624
2007 620
2008 554
2009 549
2010 528
2011 527
2012 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 19.7
2007 17.8
2008 12.4
2009 15.9
2010 16.2
2011 16.4
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69908256880734
2006 0.87980769230769
2007 0.78387096774194
2008 0.93501805054152
2009 0.84517304189435
2010 0.93560606060606
2011 0.77229601518027
2012 0.91182364729459

Compare Truman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Truman School
New Haven, CT
Public PK - 08 499 16.7:1  
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Beecher School
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Public PK - 08 490 16.4:1 1 miles
Barnard Environmental Magnet School
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Public PK - 08 553 12.7:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 143 6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 08 630 14.7:1 2 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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