Nichols School



Nichols School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nichols School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 65
2 69
3 66
4 64
5 44
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nichols School is a public elementary school located in Stratford, CT in the Stratford School District. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nichols School is the 264th largest public school in Connecticut and the 27,800th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.05

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Nichols School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(51%)
1,929
(51%)
 Female 212
(49%)
1,850
(49%)

Nichols School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 185
(42%)
1,768
(47%)
 Hispanic 146
(33%)
999
(26%)
 Black 78
(18%)
761
(20%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
136
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
108
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Nichols School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 200
(46%)
2,069
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(42%)
1,249
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(12%)
461
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Nichols School is ranked 177th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nichols School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) 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.

Nichols School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 453
2006 441
2007 430
2008 398
2009 437
2010 422
2011 430
2012 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.2
2007 15.9
2008 13.4
2009 17
2010 15.5
2011 16.5
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39072847682119
2006 0.33786848072562
2007 0.36046511627907
2008 0.24371859296482
2009 0.36384439359268
2010 0.48578199052133
2011 0.51162790697674
2012 0.54233409610984

Compare Nichols School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 54.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 437 16.2:1  
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Private PK - 08 355 10:1 2 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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