Polk School



Polk School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 127
4 108
5 125
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polk School is a public elementary school located in Oakville, CT in the Watertown School District. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polk School is the 370th largest public school in Connecticut and the 36,093rd largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.1

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Polk School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 184
(51%)
1,066
(55%)
 Female 176
(49%)
885
(45%)

Polk School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(84%)
1,681
(86%)
 Hispanic 31
(9%)
139
(7%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
38
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
56
(3%)
 Black 7
(2%)
35
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Polk School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 259
(72%)
1,459
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(22%)
393
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
99
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Polk School is ranked 340th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polk School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.1%) is slightly 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.

Polk School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 432
2006 368
2007 356
2008 373
2009 390
2010 368
2011 345
2012 337
2013 338
2014 348
2015 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 16.8
2007 15.3
2008 13.6
2009 15.7
2010 16.3
2011 15.8
2012 14.4
2013 13.9
2014 15.3
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13888888888889
2006 0.17391304347826
2007 0.16573033707865
2008 0.20375335120643
2009 0.21282051282051
2010 0.22554347826087
2011 0.22608695652174
2012 0.29080118694362
2013 0.30769230769231
2014 0.29022988505747
2015 0.28055555555556

Compare Polk School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.1%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Polk School
Oakville, CT
Public 03 - 05 360 13.8:1  
John Trumbull Primary School
Oakville, CT
Public PK - 02 637 16:1 1 miles
St Mary Magdalen School
Oakville, CT
Private PK - 08 283 12:1 1 miles
Swift Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 665 12.9:1 1 miles
Carrington School
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Public PK - 08 504 15.3:1 2 miles
St John the Evangelist School
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Private PK - 08 180 14:1 2 miles
Sprague School
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Public PK - 05 465 13.9:1 3 miles
Bunker Hill School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 05 495 16.2:1 3 miles
Fletcher W. Judson School
Watertown, CT
Public 03 - 05 289 13.4:1 3 miles
North End Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 989 11.8:1 3 miles
F. J. Kingsbury School
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Public KG - 05 541 17.5:1 3 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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