Birch Grove Primary School



Birch Grove Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birch Grove Primary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 160
1 178
2 196
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birch Grove Primary School is a public elementary school located in Tolland, CT in the Tolland School District. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birch Grove Primary School is the 81st largest public school in Connecticut and the 14,556th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.5

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Birch Grove Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 311
(53%)
990
(51%)
 Female 271
(47%)
946
(49%)

Birch Grove Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 523
(90%)
1,778
(92%)
 Asian 29
(5%)
70
(4%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
53
(3%)
 Black 12
(2%)
27
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Birch Grove Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 560
(96%)
1,844
(95%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
70
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
22
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Birch Grove Primary School is ranked 555th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birch Grove Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.8%) 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.

Birch Grove Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1031
2006 767
2007 760
2008 716
2009 708
2010 657
2011 614
2012 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 16.7
2007 16.2
2008 14.8
2009 17
2010 15.5
2011 14.9
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.016488845780795
2006 0.028683181225554
2007 0.023684210526316
2008 0.027932960893855
2009 0.029661016949153
2010 0.039573820395738
2011 0.05700325732899
2012 0.037800687285223

Compare Birch Grove Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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