Gideon Welles School



Gideon Welles School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gideon Welles School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 479
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gideon Welles School is a public elementary school located in Glastonbury, CT in the Glastonbury School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.35

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Gideon Welles School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(52%)
1,494
(50%)
 Female 232
(48%)
1,468
(50%)

Gideon Welles School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 375
(78%)
2,173
(73%)
 Asian 49
(10%)
283
(10%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
273
(9%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
149
(5%)
 Black 12
(3%)
77
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Gideon Welles School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 433
(90%)
2,701
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(8%)
203
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
58
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gideon Welles School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Gideon Welles School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 756
2006 779
2007 551
2008 530
2009 541
2010 506
2011 506
2012 525
2013 509
2014 519
2015 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.2
2007 14.5
2008 12.6
2009 14.7
2010 16.5
2011 14.5
2012 15.1
2013 14.5
2014 16.1
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023809523809524
2006 0.033376123234917
2007 0.045372050816697
2008 0.062264150943396
2009 0.072088724584104
2010 0.063241106719368
2011 0.073122529644269
2012 0.10666666666667
2013 0.090373280943026
2014 0.088631984585742
2015 0.096033402922756

Compare Gideon Welles School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.6%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 06 479 13.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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