Sterling Community School



Sterling Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Community School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 49
1 31
2 46
3 37
4 42
5 51
6 45
7 61
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sterling Community School is a public elementary school located in Sterling, CT in the Sterling School District. It enrolls 447 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sterling Community School is the 217th largest public school in Connecticut and the 27,195th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 447
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.7

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Sterling Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(56%)
249
(56%)
 Female 198
(44%)
198
(44%)

Sterling Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(89%)
398
(89%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sterling Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 295
(66%)
295
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 126
(28%)
126
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
26
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Sterling Community School is ranked 267th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.0%) 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.

Sterling Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 503
2008 N/A
2009 507
2010 482
2011 489
2012 498
2013 479
2014 461
2015 447

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 14.4
2008 N/A
2009 14.1
2010 12.7
2011 12.4
2012 13.1
2013 12.7
2014 14
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.26441351888668
2008
2009 0.31558185404339
2010 0.3195020746888
2011 0.32106339468303
2012 0.35341365461847
2013 0.35490605427975
2014 0.32971800433839
2015 0.34004474272931

Compare Sterling Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.0%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 447 12.5:1  
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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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