Read School



Read School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Read School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 105
1 99
2 75
3 92
4 88
5 86
6 79
7 96
8 104
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Read School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 857 students in grades 1st through 12th. Read School is the 12th largest public school in Connecticut and the 2,863rd largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 857
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.3

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Read School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 465
(54%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 392
(46%)
7,460
(48%)

Read School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 407
(47%)
7,765
(50%)
 Black 342
(40%)
5,767
(37%)
 White 87
(10%)
1,454
(9%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
444
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
41
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
55
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Read School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 854
(100%)
15,401
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
87
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
46
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Read School is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Read School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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.

Read School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 970
2006 941
2007 904
2008 919
2009 863
2010 822
2011 850
2012 857

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 17.5
2007 15.5
2008 15.2
2009 16.5
2010 15.7
2011 17.1
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97422680412371
2006 0.95642933049947
2007 0.98451327433628
2008 0.99129488574538
2009 0.99652375434531
2010 0.9963503649635
2011 0.99647058823529
2012 0.99649941656943

Compare Read School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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Public PK - 08 857 18.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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