Bear Path School



Bear Path School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Path School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 55
2 72
3 58
4 64
5 75
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Path School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 456 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Path School is the 205th largest public school in Connecticut and the 26,269th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33

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Bear Path School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(52%)
1,595
(53%)
 Female 217
(48%)
1,408
(47%)

Bear Path School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 265
(58%)
1,179
(39%)
 Hispanic 73
(16%)
605
(20%)
 Black 45
(10%)
759
(25%)
 Asian 40
(9%)
296
(10%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
158
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Bear Path School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 384
(84%)
1,713
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 56
(12%)
1,073
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
217
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Bear Path School is ranked 391st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Path School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.8%) is 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.

Bear Path School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 568
2006 508
2007 464
2008 464
2009 457
2010 466
2011 468
2012 463
2013 449
2014 448
2015 456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.6
2007 14.5
2008 12.7
2009 14.4
2010 13.5
2011 13.9
2012 14.3
2013 13.5
2014 13.5
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088028169014085
2006 0.13188976377953
2007 0.11853448275862
2008 0.11853448275862
2009 0.14223194748359
2010 0.13519313304721
2011 0.13461538461538
2012 0.16414686825054
2013 0.17149220489978
2014 0.16071428571429
2015 0.15789473684211

Compare Bear Path School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.8%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
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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