Gales Ferry School



Gales Ferry School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gales Ferry School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 93
2 63
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gales Ferry School is a public elementary school located in Gales Ferry, CT in the Ledyard School District. It enrolls 225 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gales Ferry School is the 580th largest public school in Connecticut and the 46,769th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.2

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Gales Ferry School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 128
(57%)
682
(53%)
 Female 97
(43%)
600
(47%)

Gales Ferry School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 158
(70%)
907
(71%)
 Two or More 30
(13%)
66
(5%)
 Hispanic 19
(8%)
102
(8%)
 Black 10
(4%)
76
(6%)
 Asian 7
(3%)
56
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
73
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gales Ferry School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 195
(87%)
1,032
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 26
(12%)
208
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
42
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Gales Ferry School is ranked 509th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gales Ferry School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.3%) is 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.

Gales Ferry School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 318
2006 245
2007 225
2008 208
2009 219
2010 207
2011 224
2012 225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 16.1
2007 13.6
2008 12.6
2009 14.5
2010 13.7
2011 14.7
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.037735849056604
2006 0.093877551020408
2007 0.093333333333333
2008 0.076923076923077
2009 0.12785388127854
2010 0.067632850241546
2011 0.09375
2012 0.13333333333333

Compare Gales Ferry School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.3%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Gales Ferry School
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Public KG - 02 225 14.8:1  
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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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