Verplanck School



Verplanck School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Verplanck School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 75
2 68
3 63
4 59
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Verplanck School is a public elementary school located in Manchester, CT in the Manchester School District. It enrolls 386 students in grades 1st through 12th. Verplanck School is the 312th largest public school in Connecticut and the 33,501st largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 386
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.61

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Verplanck School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(52%)
2,304
(51%)
 Female 186
(48%)
2,215
(49%)

Verplanck School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 151
(39%)
1,225
(27%)
 Black 114
(30%)
1,011
(22%)
 White 74
(19%)
1,727
(38%)
 Asian 39
(10%)
378
(8%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
155
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Verplanck School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(72%)
2,247
(50%)
 Not Eligible 74
(19%)
1,979
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
293
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Verplanck School is ranked 124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Verplanck School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) 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.

Verplanck School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 365
2006 403
2007 390
2008 395
2009 291
2010 340
2011 358
2012 330
2013 364
2014 412
2015 386

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.3
2007 14.4
2008 13
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 14.1
2012 13
2013 14.4
2014 15.3
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48219178082192
2006 0.50372208436725
2007 0.55128205128205
2008 0.60759493670886
2009 0.74914089347079
2010 0.69117647058824
2011 0.76815642458101
2012 0.77272727272727
2013 0.76098901098901
2014 0.75728155339806
2015 0.80829015544041

Compare Verplanck School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 386 12.2:1  
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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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