Black Rock School



Black Rock School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Black Rock School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 64
1 71
2 80
3 70
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Black Rock School is a public elementary school located in Thomaston, CT in the Thomaston School District. It enrolls 310 students in grades 1st through 12th. Black Rock School is the 503rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 40,348th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 310
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.35

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Black Rock School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 164
(53%)
298
(53%)
 Male 146
(47%)
268
(47%)

Black Rock School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 292
(94%)
534
(94%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Black Rock School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(87%)
485
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
44
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
37
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Black Rock School is ranked 467th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Black Rock School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.2%) 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.

Black Rock School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 487
2006 386
2007 389
2008 382
2009 348
2010 344
2011 338
2012 310

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 14
2007 13.9
2008 13.2
2009 13.5
2010 12.7
2011 11.8
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.094455852156057
2006 0.15025906735751
2007 0.15938303341902
2008 0.12303664921466
2009 0.17528735632184
2010 0.11918604651163
2011 0.2396449704142
2012 0.13225806451613

Compare Black Rock School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.2%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 03 310 12.2:1  
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St John the Evangelist School
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Private PK - 08 187 13:1 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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