Wish School



Wish School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wish School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 54
1 45
2 37
3 34
4 41
5 52
6 34
7 40
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wish School is a public elementary school located in Hartford, CT in the Hartford School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wish School is the 343rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 32,418th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30

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Wish School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 196
(50%)
8,692
(51%)
 Female 196
(50%)
8,410
(49%)

Wish School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 193
(49%)
5,281
(31%)
 Hispanic 178
(45%)
8,655
(51%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
548
(3%)
 White 7
(2%)
2,035
(12%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
498
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Wish School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(99%)
14,275
(83%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
2,481
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
346
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Wish School is ranked 86th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wish School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Wish School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 475
2006 415
2007 437
2008 424
2009 426
2010 444
2011 392
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 12.9
2007 12.2
2008 9.7
2009 12.5
2010 13
2011 11.8
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68210526315789
2006 0.80481927710843
2007 0.99313501144165
2008 0.99292452830189
2009 0.99295774647887
2010 0.99324324324324
2011 0.99234693877551
2012 0.99234693877551

Compare Wish School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.2%
 

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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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