Dominick H. Ferrara School



Dominick H. Ferrara School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 61
4 63
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dominick H. Ferrara School is a public elementary school located in East Haven, CT in the East Haven School District. It enrolls 189 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dominick H. Ferrara School is the 598th largest public school in Connecticut and the 49,043rd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 189
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.2

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Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 102
(54%)
1,022
(49%)
 Male 87
(46%)
1,059
(51%)

Dominick H. Ferrara School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 122
(65%)
1,378
(66%)
 Hispanic 42
(22%)
475
(23%)
 Asian 12
(6%)
100
(5%)
 Black 10
(5%)
80
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
45
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dominick H. Ferrara School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 107
(57%)
1,032
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(35%)
845
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(8%)
204
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dominick H. Ferrara School is ranked 369th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dominick H. Ferrara School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.4%) is slightly 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.

Dominick H. Ferrara School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 194
2006 181
2007 186
2008 189
2009 197
2010 246
2011 251
2012 228
2013 202
2014 178
2015 189

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 13.1
2007 12.2
2008 11.5
2009 12.9
2010 14.9
2011 14.3
2012 13.2
2013 14.1
2014 12.5
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26288659793814
2006 0.23204419889503
2007 0.29569892473118
2008 0.31746031746032
2009 0.35532994923858
2010 0.46747967479675
2011 0.46613545816733
2012 0.42982456140351
2013 0.47029702970297
2014 0.46067415730337
2015 0.43386243386243

Compare Dominick H. Ferrara School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
This School 43.4%
 
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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