Brennen School (the)



Brennen School (the) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brennen School (the) Students by Grade
PK 61
K 26
1 26
2 34
3 18
4 24
5 23
6 32
7 10
8 14
9 20
10 16
11 13
12 58

Brennen School (the) is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 375 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brennen School (the) is the 93rd largest public school in Delaware and the 34,162nd largest nationally. It has 4.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 375
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 86

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Brennen School (the) Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(81%)
6,778
(52%)
 Female 70
(19%)
6,259
(48%)

Brennen School (the) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 185
(49%)
4,470
(34%)
 Black 114
(30%)
5,058
(39%)
 Hispanic 39
(10%)
2,547
(20%)
 Asian 27
(7%)
556
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
350
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Brennen School (the) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 206
(55%)
4,807
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(38%)
7,427
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
803
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Brennen School (the) is ranked 97th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brennen School (the) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.7%. 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.

Brennen School (the) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 320
2007 342
2008 361
2009 365
2010 132
2011 366
2012 375

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.1
2006 5
2007 4.4
2008 4.3
2009 4.2
2010 1.7
2011 4.4
2012 4.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24548736462094
2006 0.221875
2007 0.20760233918129
2008 0.32686980609418
2009 0.36986301369863
2010 0.4469696969697
2011 0.41530054644809
2012 0.45066666666667

Compare Brennen School (the) to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
440.0% 4.4:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.1%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Newark, DE
Public PK - 12 375 4.4:1  
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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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