Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School



Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 21
6 203
7 197
8 181
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School is a public elementary school located in New London, CT in the New London School District. It enrolls 602 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 602
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.4

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Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(54%)
1,183
(50%)
 Female 276
(46%)
1,176
(50%)

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 322
(53%)
1,247
(53%)
 Black 151
(25%)
439
(19%)
 White 76
(13%)
408
(17%)
 Two or More 40
(7%)
203
(9%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
36
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 501
(83%)
1,761
(75%)
 Not Eligible 69
(11%)
508
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
90
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.5%) 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.

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 691
2006 690
2007 627
2008 622
2009 610
2010 590
2011 571
2012 593
2013 553
2014 624
2015 602

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.5
2007 11.1
2008 10.1
2009 11.2
2010 11
2011 10.6
2012 12.9
2013 11.9
2014 12.6
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78871201157742
2006 0.69275362318841
2007 0.74003189792663
2008 0.79099678456592
2009 0.4327868852459
2010 0.93898305084746
2011 0.95271453590193
2012 0.90556492411467
2013 0.81012658227848
2014 0.85416666666667
2015 0.88538205980066

Compare Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
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 88.5%
 

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Public 05 - 08 602 11.3:1  
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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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