Blackham School



Blackham School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackham School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 119
1 124
2 113
3 114
4 118
5 90
6 86
7 180
8 152
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 1,130 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackham School is the 1st largest public school in Connecticut and the 604th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,130
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.1

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Blackham School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 587
(52%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 543
(48%)
7,460
(48%)

Blackham School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 514
(45%)
7,765
(50%)
 Black 373
(33%)
5,767
(37%)
 White 181
(16%)
1,454
(9%)
 Asian 52
(5%)
444
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
55
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Blackham School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,118
(99%)
15,401
(99%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
46
(0%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
87
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Blackham School is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackham School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly 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.

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

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

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

Compare Blackham School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,130 18.5:1  
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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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