Dunbar Hill School



Dunbar Hill School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunbar Hill School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 34
2 46
3 36
4 42
5 38
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dunbar Hill School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 274 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dunbar Hill School is the 529th largest public school in Connecticut and the 43,705th largest nationally. It has 7.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 274
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.5

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Dunbar Hill School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 153
(56%)
1,595
(53%)
 Female 121
(44%)
1,408
(47%)

Dunbar Hill School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 98
(36%)
1,179
(39%)
 Black 82
(30%)
759
(25%)
 Hispanic 54
(20%)
605
(20%)
 Two or More 21
(8%)
158
(5%)
 Asian 19
(7%)
296
(10%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dunbar Hill School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(43%)
1,073
(36%)
 Not Eligible 119
(43%)
1,713
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(13%)
217
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dunbar Hill School is ranked 261st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunbar Hill School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) is 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.

Dunbar Hill School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 409
2006 364
2007 377
2008 332
2009 326
2010 309
2011 321
2012 308
2013 309
2014 296
2015 274

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 15.6
2007 14.7
2008 11.3
2009 12.7
2010 12.7
2011 13.3
2012 11.9
2013 11.2
2014 11
2015 7.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30073349633252
2006 0.36538461538462
2007 0.3289124668435
2008 0.32831325301205
2009 0.32208588957055
2010 0.39805825242718
2011 0.4018691588785
2012 0.46103896103896
2013 0.48543689320388
2014 0.52364864864865
2015 0.56569343065693

Compare Dunbar Hill School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
730.0% 7.3:1
 
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 56.6%
 

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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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