John Paterson School



John Paterson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Paterson School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 55
1 72
2 78
3 76
4 81
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Paterson School is a public elementary school located in Newington, CT in the Newington School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Paterson School is the 315th largest public school in Connecticut and the 33,718th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.1

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John Paterson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 198
(52%)
1,378
(50%)
 Male 186
(48%)
1,398
(50%)

John Paterson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 236
(61%)
1,693
(61%)
 Hispanic 69
(18%)
527
(19%)
 Asian 33
(9%)
260
(9%)
 Black 25
(7%)
150
(5%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
142
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

John Paterson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(77%)
2,155
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(16%)
462
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
159
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, John Paterson School is ranked 357th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Paterson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.7%) is lower than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

John Paterson School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 602
2006 506
2007 455
2008 471
2009 490
2010 476
2011 459
2012 449
2013 427
2014 418
2015 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 14.4
2007 13.8
2008 12.5
2009 13.9
2010 12.7
2011 13.1
2012 13.1
2013 12.3
2014 13.3
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12624584717608
2006 0.16600790513834
2007 0.15164835164835
2008 0.12526539278132
2009 0.14897959183673
2010 0.13025210084034
2011 0.15904139433551
2012 0.1380846325167
2013 0.20140515222482
2014 0.20813397129187
2015 0.2265625

Compare John Paterson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.7%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 04 384 13.2:1  
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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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