Western School



Western School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 59
2 41
3 56
4 63
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western School is a public elementary school located in Naugatuck, CT in the Naugatuck School District. It enrolls 281 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western School is the 519th largest public school in Connecticut and the 43,180th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.4

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Western School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(51%)
1,248
(53%)
 Female 137
(49%)
1,103
(47%)

Western School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 181
(64%)
1,463
(62%)
 Hispanic 68
(24%)
523
(22%)
 Two or More 13
(5%)
123
(5%)
 Black 12
(4%)
160
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
72
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Western School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 162
(58%)
1,227
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(36%)
938
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(6%)
186
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Western School is ranked 308th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.3%) is slightly 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.

Western School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 279
2007 262
2008 263
2009 275
2010 277
2011 295
2012 280
2013 261
2014 265
2015 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 16.4
2007 13.8
2008 13.9
2009 16.3
2010 15.1
2011 15.9
2012 16
2013 14.5
2014 17.7
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26176470588235
2006 0.3405017921147
2007 0.31297709923664
2008 0.37262357414449
2009 0.43272727272727
2010 0.40072202166065
2011 0.34576271186441
2012 0.37857142857143
2013 0.34865900383142
2014 0.44905660377358
2015 0.42348754448399

Compare Western School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
This School 42.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 04 281 16.1:1  
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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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