Blackham School



Blackham School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackham School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 106
1 124
2 110
3 127
4 122
5 101
6 100
7 149
8 157
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackham School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 1,131 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackham School is the 2nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 672nd largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,131
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.3

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Blackham School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 628
(56%)
8,223
(52%)
 Female 503
(44%)
7,485
(48%)

Blackham School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 551
(49%)
8,031
(51%)
 Black 327
(29%)
5,301
(34%)
 White 198
(18%)
1,748
(11%)
 Asian 40
(4%)
410
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
99
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
18
(0%)

Blackham School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,114
(98%)
15,427
(98%)
 Not Eligible 17
(2%)
281
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Blackham School is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackham School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.5%) 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.

Blackham School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1182
2006 1122
2007 1177
2008 1059
2009 1069
2010 1115
2011 1065
2012 1130
2013 1127
2014 1114
2015 1131

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 19.8
2007 17.9
2008 13.9
2009 15.1
2010 16.4
2011 16.2
2012 18.5
2013 18
2014 17.5
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99492385786802
2006 0.92602495543672
2007 0.96091758708581
2008 0.97072710103872
2009 0.97567820392891
2010 0.98116591928251
2011 0.99154929577465
2012 0.99734513274336
2013 0.99733806566105
2014 0.99730700179533
2015 0.98496905393457

Compare Blackham School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.5%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,131 17.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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