A. Ward Spaulding School



A. Ward Spaulding School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 119
1 158
2 135
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

A. Ward Spaulding School is a public elementary school located in Suffield, CT in the Suffield School District. It enrolls 444 students in grades 1st through 12th. A. Ward Spaulding School is the 252nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 27,051st largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 444
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32

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A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 235
(53%)
809
(51%)
 Male 209
(47%)
775
(49%)

A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(85%)
1,384
(87%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
79
(5%)
 Black 20
(5%)
65
(4%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
45
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

A. Ward Spaulding School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 401
(90%)
1,412
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
135
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
37
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, A. Ward Spaulding School is ranked 462nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of A. Ward Spaulding School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.7%) is 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.

A. Ward Spaulding School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 525
2006 543
2007 529
2008 540
2009 511
2010 494
2011 472
2012 444

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 20.9
2007 18.1
2008 15.5
2009 15.6
2010 14.4
2011 14.5
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.045714285714286
2006 0.042357274401473
2007 0.01890359168242
2008 0.016666666666667
2009 0.060665362035225
2010 0.074898785425101
2011 0.074152542372881
2012 0.096846846846847

Compare A. Ward Spaulding 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 9.7%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
A. Ward Spaulding School
Suffield, CT
Public PK - 02 444 13.9:1  
Suffield Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 599 11.8:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 210 15:1 5 miles
Head Start Program
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Public PK - PK 104 15.8:1 5 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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