Veterans Park Elementary School



Veterans Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Veterans Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 56
2 51
3 69
4 57
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Veterans Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ridgefield, CT in the Ridgefield School District. It enrolls 336 students in grades 1st through 12th. Veterans Park Elementary School is the 455th largest public school in Connecticut and the 37,961st largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.22

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Veterans Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(52%)
1,820
(52%)
 Female 160
(48%)
1,697
(48%)

Veterans Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(88%)
3,040
(86%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
194
(6%)
 Asian 16
(5%)
191
(5%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
71
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Veterans Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 319
(95%)
3,429
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
72
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Veterans Park Elementary School is ranked 581st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Veterans Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.1%) 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.

Veterans Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 352
2007 341
2008 337
2009 325
2010 344
2011 349
2012 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 15.6
2007 13.9
2008 13.1
2009 14.2
2010 13.4
2011 13.2
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01452784503632
2006 0.022727272727273
2007 0.020527859237537
2008 0.035608308605341
2009 0.024615384615385
2010 0.020348837209302
2011 0.037249283667622
2012 0.050595238095238

Compare Veterans Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.1%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Veterans Park Elementary School
Ridgefield, CT
Public KG - 05 336 13.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 347 9:1 3 miles
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Public 06 - 08 496 12.1:1 4 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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