Achievement First Bridgeport Academy



Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 92
2 93
3 89
4 95
5 96
6 97
7 96
8 92
9 63
10 45
11 37
12 26

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport Achievement First School District. It enrolls 1,016 students in grades 1st through 12th. Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is the 5th largest public school in Connecticut and the 1,264th largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,016
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 525
(52%)
525
(52%)
 Male 491
(48%)
491
(48%)

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 551
(54%)
551
(54%)
 Hispanic 430
(42%)
430
(42%)
 White 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 672
(66%)
672
(66%)
 Not Eligible 198
(19%)
198
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(14%)
146
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Achievement First Bridgeport Academy is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Achievement First Bridgeport Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 85
2008 N/A
2009 238
2010 409
2011 543
2012 702
2013 835
2014 977
2015 1016

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17
2008 N/A
2009 14
2010 12.9
2011 13.4
2012 13.9
2013 14.9
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.71764705882353
2008
2009 0.66806722689076
2010 0.73105134474328
2011 0.83241252302026
2012 0.82193732193732
2013 0.78922155688623
2014 0.83725690890481
2015 0.80511811023622

Compare Achievement First Bridgeport Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.5%
 

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Public KG - 12 1,016 -1:1  
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Private KG - 03 205 15:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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