Park Avenue School



Park Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 91
1 109
2 110
3 104
4 94
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Park Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Danbury, CT in the Danbury School District. It enrolls 595 students in grades 1st through 12th. Park Avenue School is the 68th largest public school in Connecticut and the 14,013th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.87

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Park Avenue School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 319
(54%)
4,152
(51%)
 Female 276
(46%)
3,950
(49%)

Park Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 362
(61%)
3,899
(48%)
 White 157
(26%)
2,891
(36%)
 Black 34
(6%)
534
(7%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
537
(7%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
227
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Park Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(57%)
3,591
(44%)
 Not Eligible 162
(27%)
3,460
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(16%)
1,051
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Park Avenue School is ranked 50th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.8%) 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.

Park Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 404
2006 357
2007 376
2008 400
2009 410
2010 425
2011 426
2012 431
2013 433
2014 563
2015 595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13.5
2007 13.5
2008 14.6
2009 15.7
2010 16.5
2011 15.9
2012 15.4
2013 16.2
2014 15.8
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48019801980198
2006 0.52941176470588
2007 0.56914893617021
2008 0.535
2009 0.64146341463415
2010 0.69411764705882
2011 0.74882629107981
2012 0.73317865429234
2013 0.64665127020785
2014 0.76909413854352
2015 0.72773109243697

Compare Park Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.8%
 

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