Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School



Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 84
2 85
3 86
4 89
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School is a public elementary school located in East Hartford, CT in the East Hartford School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School is the 127th largest public school in Connecticut and the 21,036th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.8

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Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 257
(50%)
2,326
(47%)
 Male 252
(50%)
2,589
(53%)

Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 194
(38%)
2,295
(47%)
 White 148
(29%)
777
(16%)
 Black 145
(28%)
1,558
(32%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
219
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(47%)
3,001
(61%)
 Not Eligible 214
(42%)
1,560
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(11%)
354
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School is ranked 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) is 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.

Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 320
2007 314
2008 322
2009 331
2010 338
2011 313
2012 504
2013 533
2014 557
2015 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13
2007 14.1
2008 10.8
2009 13
2010 12.7
2011 12.2
2012 15.3
2013 15.2
2014 16
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29679144385027
2006 0.3
2007 0.32484076433121
2008 0.41614906832298
2009 0.42598187311178
2010 0.40828402366864
2011 0.38338658146965
2012 0.4484126984127
2013 0.50093808630394
2014 0.52962298025135
2015 0.57956777996071

Compare Dr. Thomas S. O'Connell School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.0%
 

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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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