Head O'Meadow Elementary School



Head O'Meadow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Head O'Meadow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 50
2 44
3 78
4 74
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Head O'Meadow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newtown, CT in the Newtown School District. It enrolls 297 students in grades 1st through 12th. Head O'Meadow Elementary School is the 492nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 41,824th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 297
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.35

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Head O'Meadow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(52%)
1,049
(51%)
 Female 143
(48%)
1,022
(49%)

Head O'Meadow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(89%)
1,791
(86%)
 Hispanic 20
(7%)
120
(6%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
77
(4%)
 Black 1
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Head O'Meadow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 275
(93%)
1,923
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 17
(6%)
113
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
35
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Head O'Meadow Elementary School is ranked 573rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Head O'Meadow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.4%) is significantly 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.

Head O'Meadow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 591
2006 475
2007 443
2008 431
2009 375
2010 369
2011 342
2012 339
2013 303
2014 314
2015 297

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 14.8
2007 15.8
2008 14.4
2009 14.3
2010 15.3
2011 14.3
2012 13.6
2013 11.6
2014 12.9
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.011844331641286
2006 0.023157894736842
2007 0.022573363431151
2008 0.034802784222738
2009 0.032
2010 0.048780487804878
2011 0.052631578947368
2012 0.044247787610619
2013 0.03960396039604
2014 0.070063694267516
2015 0.074074074074074

Compare Head O'Meadow Elementary 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
This School 7.4%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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