Ponus Ridge Middle School



Ponus Ridge Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 209
7 229
8 228
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponus Ridge Middle School is a public elementary school located in Norwalk, CT in the Norwalk School District. It enrolls 666 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.3

Find Former PRMS Alumni

Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 357
(54%)
4,160
(52%)
 Female 309
(46%)
3,860
(48%)

Ponus Ridge Middle School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 324
(49%)
3,597
(45%)
 Black 149
(22%)
1,288
(16%)
 White 132
(20%)
2,526
(31%)
 Asian 48
(7%)
418
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
175
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Ponus Ridge Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 338
(51%)
3,529
(44%)
 Not Eligible 248
(37%)
3,823
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(12%)
668
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ponus Ridge Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.8%) 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.

Ponus Ridge Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 621
2006 639
2007 642
2008 685
2009 686
2010 667
2011 609
2012 611
2013 632
2014 645
2015 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 13.2
2007 11.4
2008 11.2
2009 11.8
2010 11.5
2011 10.3
2012 10.5
2013 10.7
2014 12.3
2015 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43639291465378
2006 0.28012519561815
2007 0.32554517133956
2008 0.31240875912409
2009 0.46501457725948
2010 0.49325337331334
2011 0.50574712643678
2012 0.55155482815057
2013 0.62816455696203
2014 0.61085271317829
2015 0.62762762762763

Compare Ponus Ridge Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ponus Ridge Middle School
Norwalk, CT
Public 06 - 08 666 12.3:1  
Kendall Elementary School
Norwalk, CT
Public PK - 05 559 15.5:1 1 miles
Parkway Christian Academy Happy Time Nursery
Norwalk, CT
Private PK - 06 58 10:1 1 miles
Fox Run Elementary School
Norwalk, CT
Public PK - 05 444 15:1 1 miles
Jefferson Magnet School
Norwalk, CT
Public KG - 05 611 15.9:1 2 miles
All Saints Catholic School
Norwalk, CT
Private PK - 08 493 13:1 2 miles
Anchor Academy
Norwalk, CT
Private KG - 08 68 10:1 2 miles
Winston Preparatory School
Norwalk, CT
Private 04 - 12 128 5:1 2 miles
West Rocks Middle School
Norwalk, CT
Public 06 - 08 670 13.4:1 2 miles
Silvermine Elementary School
Norwalk, CT
Public KG - 05 498 16.9:1 2 miles
Tracey School
Norwalk, CT
Public KG - 05 382 13.5:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.