Dwight Elementary School



Dwight Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dwight Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 56
2 45
3 37
4 45
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dwight Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fairfield, CT in the Fairfield School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dwight Elementary School is the 541st largest public school in Connecticut and the 43,054th largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.9

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Dwight Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 142
(51%)
3,802
(52%)
 Female 136
(49%)
3,522
(48%)

Dwight Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(86%)
5,942
(81%)
 Asian 17
(6%)
414
(6%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
611
(8%)
 Black 6
(2%)
156
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
189
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dwight Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(97%)
6,641
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
494
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
189
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dwight Elementary School is ranked 619th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dwight Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.2%) 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.

Dwight Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 335
2006 326
2007 340
2008 322
2009 316
2010 314
2011 291
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 13.3
2007 13.4
2008 11.2
2009 13.6
2010 12.5
2011 12.3
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.011940298507463
2006 0.015337423312883
2007 0.0058823529411765
2008 0.021739130434783
2009 0.022151898734177
2010 0.022292993630573
2011 0.020618556701031
2012 0.032374100719424

Compare Dwight Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.2%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 278 11.2:1  
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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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