Forbes School



Forbes School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forbes School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 60
2 68
3 62
4 55
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forbes School is a public elementary school located in Torrington, CT in the Torrington School District. It enrolls 395 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forbes School is the 336th largest public school in Connecticut and the 32,087th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.67

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Forbes School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 210
(53%)
1,689
(52%)
 Female 185
(47%)
1,565
(48%)

Forbes School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 231
(58%)
2,275
(70%)
 Hispanic 121
(31%)
625
(19%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
111
(3%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
107
(3%)
 Black 7
(2%)
125
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Forbes School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(52%)
1,305
(40%)
 Not Eligible 169
(43%)
1,658
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
291
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Forbes School is ranked 180th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forbes School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.2%) is 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.

Forbes School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 594
2006 484
2007 383
2008 397
2009 383
2010 398
2011 386
2012 395

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 13.2
2007 12.7
2008 11.6
2009 12.2
2010 12.4
2011 11.3
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33164983164983
2006 0.35537190082645
2007 0.36292428198433
2008 0.39798488664987
2009 0.50913838120104
2010 0.54773869346734
2011 0.56476683937824
2012 0.57215189873418

Compare Forbes School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forbes School
Torrington, CT
Public KG - 05 395 11.7:1  
Vogel-Wetmore School
Torrington, CT
Public KG - 05 473 12.3:1 1 miles
St Peter/St Francis School
Torrington, CT
Private PK - 08 158 14:1 1 miles
Southwest School
Torrington, CT
Public KG - 05 328 11.8:1 2 miles
Torrington Christian Academy
Torrington, CT
Private PK - 12 68 5:1 2 miles
Torringford School
Torrington, CT
Public KG - 05 610 13.3:1 3 miles
East School
Torrington, CT
Public PK - 05 392 12.2:1 3 miles
Torrington Middle School
Torrington, CT
Public 06 - 08 1,056 13.4:1 4 miles
Harwinton Consolidated School
Harwinton, CT
Public PK - 04 464 12.1:1 5 miles
Bakerville Consolidated School
New Hartford, CT
Public KG - 02 110 15.6:1 6 miles
Center School
Litchfield, CT
Public PK - 03 280 9.7:1 6 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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