West School



West School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 92
1 115
2 94
3 123
4 84
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West School is a public elementary school located in New Canaan, CT in the New Canaan School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. West School is the 97th largest public school in Connecticut and the 17,762nd largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.8

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West School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(51%)
1,516
(51%)
 Female 270
(49%)
1,443
(49%)

West School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 496
(91%)
2,544
(86%)
 Asian 27
(5%)
190
(6%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
112
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
63
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)

West School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 547
(100%)
2,959
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

West School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 527
2007 526
2008 519
2009 492
2010 493
2011 511
2012 531
2013 537
2014 547
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 13.2
2007 13.3
2008 10.8
2009 11.8
2010 11.6
2011 11.4
2012 11.3
2013 11.4
2014 12.7
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.99429657794677
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Compare West School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West School
New Canaan, CT
Public PK - 04 547 12.5:1  
The Children'S School
Stamford, CT
Private PK - 02 140 8:1 2 miles
Holy Spirit Grade School
Stamford, CT
Private PK - 05 90 6:1 2 miles
Northeast School
Stamford, CT
Public KG - 05 636 10.9:1 2 miles
Villa Maria Education Center
Stamford, CT
Private KG - 08 59 3:1 2 miles
South School
New Canaan, CT
Public KG - 04 542 13:1 2 miles
Scofield Middle School
Stamford, CT
Public 05 - 08 715 12.3:1 2 miles
Davenport Ridge School
Stamford, CT
Public PK - 05 638 12.4:1 3 miles
Turn of River School
Stamford, CT
Public 06 - 08 584 11.5:1 3 miles
East School
New Canaan, CT
Public KG - 04 543 12.5:1 3 miles
St Cecilia Elementary School
Stamford, CT
Private PK - 05 259 16:1 3 miles
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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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