B. W. Tinker School



B. W. Tinker School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

B. W. Tinker School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 98
2 93
3 104
4 100
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

B. W. Tinker School is a public elementary school located in Waterbury, CT in the Waterbury School District. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. B. W. Tinker School is the 70th largest public school in Connecticut and the 14,272nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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B. W. Tinker School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 322
(54%)
7,202
(52%)
 Female 269
(46%)
6,657
(48%)

B. W. Tinker School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 258
(44%)
7,467
(54%)
 White 205
(35%)
2,638
(19%)
 Black 91
(15%)
2,980
(22%)
 Two or More 31
(5%)
480
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
220
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

B. W. Tinker School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 372
(63%)
10,124
(73%)
 Not Eligible 219
(37%)
3,735
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, B. W. Tinker School is ranked 86th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of B. W. Tinker School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.9%) 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.

B. W. Tinker School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 603
2006 533
2007 574
2008 555
2009 551
2010 509
2011 568
2012 563
2013 572
2014 572
2015 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 16.2
2007 16.3
2008 14.5
2009 16.4
2010 15.8
2011 17.6
2012 16.9
2013 17.2
2014 16.3
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50082918739635
2006 0.62476547842401
2007 0.67770034843206
2008 0.66306306306306
2009 0.71143375680581
2010 0.73084479371316
2011 0.73239436619718
2012 0.72824156305506
2013 0.73601398601399
2014 0.65034965034965
2015 0.62944162436548

Compare B. W. Tinker School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.9%
 

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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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