Central School



Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 52
1 39
2 53
3 56
4 56
5 63
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central School is a public elementary school located in Simsbury, CT in the Simsbury School District. It enrolls 397 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central School is the 333rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 31,911th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 397
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.18

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Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(52%)
1,147
(52%)
 Female 190
(48%)
1,074
(48%)

Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(78%)
1,795
(81%)
 Hispanic 34
(9%)
141
(6%)
 Asian 29
(7%)
141
(6%)
 Black 14
(4%)
116
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 363
(91%)
2,029
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
160
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
32
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Central School is ranked 494th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.6%) 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.

Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 460
2007 440
2008 443
2009 391
2010 408
2011 397
2012 397

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 16.3
2007 17.2
2008 13.8
2009 14.4
2010 14.8
2011 13.6
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046992481203008
2006 0.056521739130435
2007 0.027272727272727
2008 0.054176072234763
2009 0.069053708439898
2010 0.063725490196078
2011 0.070528967254408
2012 0.085642317380353

Compare Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.6%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Central School
Simsbury, CT
Public PK - 06 397 12.7:1  
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Public PK - 06 435 13.6:1 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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