Norton School



Norton School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Norton School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 56
2 71
3 89
4 73
5 76
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Norton School is a public elementary school located in Cheshire, CT in the Cheshire School District. It enrolls 455 students in grades 1st through 12th. Norton School is the 233rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 25,935th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.1

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Norton School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 242
(53%)
1,193
(51%)
 Male 213
(47%)
1,166
(49%)

Norton School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(84%)
1,944
(82%)
 Asian 38
(8%)
226
(10%)
 Hispanic 16
(4%)
105
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
67
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Norton School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 415
(91%)
2,194
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
119
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
46
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Norton School is ranked 471st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Norton School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Norton School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 490
2007 493
2008 470
2009 492
2010 487
2011 480
2012 455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.4
2007 14.8
2008 13.6
2009 15.7
2010 15.7
2011 15
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.010482180293501
2006 0.018367346938776
2007 0.032454361054767
2008 0.05531914893617
2009 0.07520325203252
2010 0.06570841889117
2011 0.091666666666667
2012 0.087912087912088

Compare Norton School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Norton School
Cheshire, CT
Public 01 - 06 455 14.6:1  
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Algonquin School
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Public PK - 03 463 15.6:1 4 miles
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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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