Claude Chester School



Claude Chester School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Claude Chester School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 53
2 49
3 60
4 48
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Claude Chester School is a public elementary school located in Groton, CT in the Groton School District. It enrolls 331 students in grades 1st through 12th. Claude Chester School is the 429th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,808th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 331
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.3

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Claude Chester School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 176
(53%)
1,653
(49%)
 Male 155
(47%)
1,740
(51%)

Claude Chester School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 105
(32%)
654
(19%)
 White 102
(31%)
1,913
(56%)
 Two or More 56
(17%)
321
(9%)
 Black 40
(12%)
255
(8%)
 Asian 26
(8%)
222
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Claude Chester School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(71%)
1,312
(39%)
 Not Eligible 70
(21%)
1,729
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
352
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Claude Chester School is ranked 162nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Claude Chester School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) is significantly 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.

Claude Chester School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 457
2006 407
2007 353
2008 369
2009 388
2010 388
2011 334
2012 350
2013 362
2014 356
2015 331

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 15.4
2007 13
2008 11
2009 13.4
2010 12.7
2011 12.3
2012 11.4
2013 12.3
2014 12.6
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36105032822757
2006 0.44963144963145
2007 0.42492917847025
2008 0.42547425474255
2009 0.42525773195876
2010 0.45360824742268
2011 0.51497005988024
2012 0.61142857142857
2013 0.67955801104972
2014 0.73314606741573
2015 0.78851963746224

Compare Claude Chester School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Claude Chester School
Groton, CT
Public KG - 05 331 11.3:1  
Stedfast Christian Academy
Groton, CT
Private PK - 12 56 7:1 1 miles
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S. B. Butler School
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Public PK - 05 282 11.4:1 3 miles
West Side Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 455 10.1:1 3 miles
Sacred Heart School
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Private PK - 08 191 14:1 3 miles
Mary Morrisson School
Groton, CT
Public PK - 05 376 10.9:1 3 miles
Northeast Academy Elementary School
Mystic, CT
Public KG - 05 379 12.7:1 4 miles
Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication
New London, CT
Public 06 - 08 271 10.9:1 4 miles
Charles Barnum School
Groton, CT
Public PK - 05 383 12.9:1 4 miles
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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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