A. Ward Spaulding School



A. Ward Spaulding School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Grade
PK 61
K 140
1 156
2 141
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

A. Ward Spaulding School is a public elementary school located in Suffield, CT in the Suffield School District. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. A. Ward Spaulding School is the 140th largest public school in Connecticut and the 22,122nd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.5

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A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 269
(54%)
765
(50%)
 Female 229
(46%)
760
(50%)

A. Ward Spaulding School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 399
(80%)
1,286
(84%)
 Black 31
(6%)
67
(4%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
82
(5%)
 Asian 24
(5%)
57
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
30
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

A. Ward Spaulding School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 452
(91%)
1,363
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
138
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
24
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, A. Ward Spaulding School is ranked 473rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of A. Ward Spaulding School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.2%) 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.

A. Ward Spaulding School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 525
2006 543
2007 529
2008 540
2009 511
2010 494
2011 472
2012 444
2013 481
2014 491
2015 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 20.9
2007 18.1
2008 15.5
2009 15.6
2010 14.4
2011 14.5
2012 13.9
2013 14.2
2014 16.5
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.045714285714286
2006 0.042357274401473
2007 0.01890359168242
2008 0.016666666666667
2009 0.060665362035225
2010 0.074898785425101
2011 0.074152542372881
2012 0.096846846846847
2013 0.1039501039501
2014 0.093686354378819
2015 0.092369477911647

Compare A. Ward Spaulding School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.2%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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A. Ward Spaulding School
Suffield, CT
Public PK - 02 498 14.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 561 10.2:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 158 11:1 5 miles
Head Start Program
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Public PK - PK 104 14.1:1 5 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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