Geraldine Johnson School



Geraldine Johnson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Geraldine Johnson School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 94
1 98
2 88
3 87
4 87
5 82
6 82
7 81
8 78
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Geraldine Johnson School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 794 students in grades 1st through 12th. Geraldine Johnson School is the 16th largest public school in Connecticut and the 4,553rd largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.4

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Geraldine Johnson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 421
(53%)
8,223
(52%)
 Female 373
(47%)
7,485
(48%)

Geraldine Johnson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 456
(57%)
8,031
(51%)
 Black 217
(27%)
5,301
(34%)
 White 67
(8%)
1,748
(11%)
 Asian 32
(4%)
410
(3%)
 American Indian 18
(2%)
99
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Geraldine Johnson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 794
(100%)
15,427
(98%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
281
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Geraldine Johnson School is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Geraldine Johnson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) 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.

Geraldine Johnson School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 213
2006 177
2007 196
2008 771
2009 839
2010 871
2011 857
2012 818
2013 843
2014 824
2015 794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 19.7
2007 12.5
2008 16
2009 18.1
2010 19
2011 18.4
2012 16.6
2013 17.3
2014 17.2
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76525821596244
2006 0.97175141242938
2007 0.98469387755102
2008 0.99481193255512
2009 0.99523241954708
2010 0.99655568312285
2011 0.99649941656943
2012 0.99633251833741
2013 0.99406880189798
2014 0.99635922330097
2015 1

Compare Geraldine Johnson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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