Middle Gate Elementary School



Middle Gate Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Middle Gate Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 85
2 103
3 98
4 93
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Middle Gate Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newtown, CT in the Newtown School District. It enrolls 451 students in grades 1st through 12th. Middle Gate Elementary School is the 239th largest public school in Connecticut and the 26,352nd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.61

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Middle Gate Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 231
(51%)
1,203
(49%)
 Male 220
(49%)
1,277
(51%)

Middle Gate Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 390
(86%)
2,188
(88%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
122
(5%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
99
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
39
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Middle Gate Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 425
(94%)
2,324
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
113
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
43
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Middle Gate Elementary School is ranked 530th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Middle Gate Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Middle Gate Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 603
2006 516
2007 531
2008 516
2009 495
2010 480
2011 476
2012 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 15
2007 16.1
2008 13.8
2009 15.9
2010 14.8
2011 15.3
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0099502487562189
2006 0.034883720930233
2007 0.033898305084746
2008 0.036821705426357
2009 0.052525252525253
2010 0.054166666666667
2011 0.069327731092437
2012 0.057649667405765

Compare Middle Gate Elementary 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
This School 5.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 04 451 14.3:1  
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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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