Headstart



Headstart Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Headstart Students by Grade
PK 367
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Headstart is a public elementary school located in New Haven, CT in the New Haven School District. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Headstart Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(55%)
8,339
(51%)
 Female 164
(45%)
7,900
(49%)

Headstart Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 237
(65%)
7,054
(43%)
 Black 108
(29%)
6,265
(39%)
 White 16
(4%)
2,325
(14%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
409
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
151
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Headstart Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(62%)
9,235
(57%)
 Not Eligible 141
(38%)
6,695
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
309
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Headstart students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.6%) is 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.

Headstart Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 695
2006 353
2007 416
2008 413
2009 442
2010 402
2011 386
2012 320
2013 357
2014 371
2015 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 496.4
2006 N/A
2007 693.3
2008 688.3
2009 4420
2010 35.9
2011 38.6
2012 40
2013 38.8
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13956834532374
2006 0.65722379603399
2007 0.52163461538462
2008 0.76513317191283
2009 0.44796380090498
2010 0.80845771144279
2011 0.30829015544041
2012 0.509375
2013 0.86274509803922
2014 0.60916442048518
2015 0.6158038147139

Compare Headstart to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.6%
 

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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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