Vance School



Vance School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vance School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 84
2 82
3 98
4 84
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vance School is a public elementary school located in New Britain, CT in the New Britain School District. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vance School is the 114th largest public school in Connecticut and the 19,811th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.4

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Vance School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 262
(50%)
3,940
(53%)
 Female 261
(50%)
3,513
(47%)

Vance School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 328
(63%)
4,683
(63%)
 White 95
(18%)
1,610
(22%)
 Black 70
(13%)
785
(11%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
178
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
185
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Vance School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(75%)
5,721
(77%)
 Not Eligible 88
(17%)
1,236
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(8%)
496
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Vance School is ranked 49th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vance School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.2%) 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.

Vance School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 428
2006 455
2007 493
2008 525
2009 523
2010 544
2011 577
2012 623
2013 537
2014 513
2015 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 18.1
2007 15.4
2008 15.1
2009 16.1
2010 16.5
2011 17.2
2012 17.2
2013 16.5
2014 16
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54906542056075
2006 0.63956043956044
2007 0.67545638945233
2008 0.71428571428571
2009 0.75908221797323
2010 0.78125
2011 0.82149046793761
2012 0.86837881219904
2013 0.81191806331471
2014 0.84795321637427
2015 0.83173996175908

Compare Vance School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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