Polk School



Polk School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 125
4 106
5 106
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polk School is a public elementary school located in Oakville, CT in the Watertown School District. It enrolls 337 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polk School is the 453rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 37,864th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 337
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.45

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Polk School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 178
(53%)
1,090
(52%)
 Female 159
(47%)
1,006
(48%)

Polk School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(84%)
1,792
(85%)
 Hispanic 25
(7%)
159
(8%)
 Black 11
(3%)
42
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
52
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
46
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Polk School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(71%)
1,658
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(20%)
316
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(9%)
122
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Polk School is ranked 321st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polk School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.1%) is slightly 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.

Polk School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 432
2006 368
2007 356
2008 373
2009 390
2010 368
2011 345
2012 337

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 16.8
2007 15.3
2008 13.6
2009 15.7
2010 16.3
2011 15.8
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13888888888889
2006 0.17391304347826
2007 0.16573033707865
2008 0.20375335120643
2009 0.21282051282051
2010 0.22554347826087
2011 0.22608695652174
2012 0.29080118694362

Compare Polk School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.1%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Polk School
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Public 03 - 05 337 14.4:1  
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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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