Shepard Hill Elementary School



Shepard Hill Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shepard Hill Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 110
K 73
1 72
2 91
3 82
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shepard Hill Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, CT in the Plainfield School District. It enrolls 428 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shepard Hill Elementary School is the 248th largest public school in Connecticut and the 29,182nd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 428
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.6

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Shepard Hill Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 220
(51%)
818
(51%)
 Female 208
(49%)
798
(49%)

Shepard Hill Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 365
(85%)
1,425
(88%)
 Hispanic 25
(6%)
58
(4%)
 Black 21
(5%)
68
(4%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

Shepard Hill Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 222
(52%)
774
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(42%)
699
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
143
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Shepard Hill Elementary School is ranked 207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shepard Hill Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) is slightly 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.

Shepard Hill Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 353
2006 341
2007 321
2008 308
2009 309
2010 422
2011 416
2012 403
2013 429
2014 410
2015 428

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.6
2007 13.5
2008 11
2009 12
2010 13.8
2011 13.7
2012 12.8
2013 14.4
2014 15
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29178470254958
2006 0.3900293255132
2007 0.36760124610592
2008 0.3961038961039
2009 0.43042071197411
2010 0.44312796208531
2011 0.47836538461538
2012 0.46650124069479
2013 0.45221445221445
2014 0.50243902439024
2015 0.48130841121495

Compare Shepard Hill Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
This School 48.1%
 
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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