Ponus Ridge Middle School



Ponus Ridge Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 198
7 204
8 209
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponus Ridge Middle School is a public elementary school located in Norwalk, CT in the Norwalk School District. It enrolls 611 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 611
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 58

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Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 320
(52%)
4,088
(52%)
 Female 291
(48%)
3,735
(48%)

Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 249
(41%)
3,080
(39%)
 White 165
(27%)
2,749
(35%)
 Black 159
(26%)
1,464
(19%)
 Asian 31
(5%)
412
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
107
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ponus Ridge Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 274
(45%)
3,943
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(44%)
3,143
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(12%)
737
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ponus Ridge Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) 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.

Ponus Ridge Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 621
2006 639
2007 642
2008 685
2009 686
2010 667
2011 609
2012 611

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 13.2
2007 11.4
2008 11.2
2009 11.8
2010 11.5
2011 10.3
2012 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43639291465378
2006 0.28012519561815
2007 0.32554517133956
2008 0.31240875912409
2009 0.46501457725948
2010 0.49325337331334
2011 0.50574712643678
2012 0.55155482815057

Compare Ponus Ridge Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 55.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 611 10.5:1  
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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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