Jennings School



Jennings School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jennings School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 105
2 136
3 94
4 95
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jennings School is a public elementary school located in New London, CT in the New London School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jennings School is the 86th largest public school in Connecticut and the 16,722nd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Jennings School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 299
(53%)
1,176
(50%)
 Male 260
(47%)
1,183
(50%)

Jennings School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 411
(74%)
1,247
(53%)
 Black 68
(12%)
439
(19%)
 White 40
(7%)
408
(17%)
 Two or More 32
(6%)
203
(9%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
36
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(1%)

Jennings School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 440
(79%)
1,761
(75%)
 Not Eligible 104
(19%)
508
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
90
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Jennings School is ranked 41st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jennings School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.4%) 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.

Jennings School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 320
2006 384
2007 350
2008 573
2009 545
2010 554
2011 528
2012 530
2013 588
2014 537
2015 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15.7
2007 13.3
2008 13.9
2009 15.5
2010 16.8
2011 15.5
2012 17.1
2013 17.8
2014 16.8
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7875
2006 0.77864583333333
2007 0.84857142857143
2008 0.7434554973822
2009 0.4954128440367
2010 0.82310469314079
2011 0.86363636363636
2012 0.83018867924528
2013 0.72789115646259
2014 0.84729981378026
2015 0.81395348837209

Compare Jennings School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Jennings School
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Public KG - 05 559 15.5:1  
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Public 05 - 08 602 11.3:1 1 miles
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Williams School
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Private 06 - 12 235 8:1 2 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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