Canterbury Elementary School



Canterbury Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Canterbury Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 55
K 43
1 42
2 38
3 45
4 38
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Canterbury Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Canterbury, CT in the Canterbury School District. It enrolls 261 students in grades 1st through 12th. Canterbury Elementary School is the 550th largest public school in Connecticut and the 44,715th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21

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Canterbury Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 142
(54%)
277
(56%)
 Female 119
(46%)
214
(44%)

Canterbury Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(88%)
434
(88%)
 Hispanic 16
(6%)
27
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
22
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Canterbury Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 209
(80%)
376
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(18%)
92
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
23
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Canterbury Elementary School is ranked 459th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Canterbury Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.9%) is lower than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Canterbury Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 293
2007 315
2008 357
2009 329
2010 318
2011 298
2012 259
2013 225
2014 243
2015 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 14.3
2007 14.7
2008 14
2009 13.9
2010 13.8
2011 13.2
2012 11.8
2013 11.2
2014 11.8
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.099730458221024
2006 0.14334470989761
2007 0.15555555555556
2008 0.20448179271709
2009 0.18844984802432
2010 0.21383647798742
2011 0.21812080536913
2012 0.18918918918919
2013 0.22222222222222
2014 0.21399176954733
2015 0.1992337164751

Compare Canterbury Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.9%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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