Driggs School



Driggs School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Driggs School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 97
1 89
2 84
3 81
4 81
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Driggs School is a public elementary school located in Waterbury, CT in the Waterbury School District. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Driggs School is the 125th largest public school in Connecticut and the 20,522nd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34

Find Former DS Alumni

Driggs School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 272
(53%)
7,202
(52%)
 Female 243
(47%)
6,657
(48%)

Driggs School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 279
(54%)
7,467
(54%)
 Black 142
(28%)
2,980
(22%)
 White 64
(12%)
2,638
(19%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
480
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
220
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Driggs School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 428
(83%)
10,124
(73%)
 Not Eligible 87
(17%)
3,735
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Driggs School is ranked 52nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Driggs School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.1%) is significantly 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.

Driggs School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 660
2006 562
2007 550
2008 575
2009 547
2010 530
2011 544
2012 554
2013 547
2014 528
2015 515

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 13.8
2007 12.3
2008 13
2009 13.7
2010 11.8
2011 13
2012 15.2
2013 14.4
2014 15.5
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76969696969697
2006 0.91637010676157
2007 0.92727272727273
2008 0.91652173913043
2009 0.93235831809872
2010 0.95660377358491
2011 0.93933823529412
2012 0.96931407942238
2013 0.95978062157221
2014 0.81060606060606
2015 0.83106796116505

Compare Driggs School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Driggs School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 05 515 15.1:1  
State Street School
Waterbury, CT
Public 02 - 12 59 6:1 1 miles
Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 05 590 13.5:1 1 miles
Brass City Charter School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 03 186 11.4:1 1 miles
St Mary
Waterbury, CT
Private KG - 08 185 19:1 1 miles
Reed School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 08 434 12.7:1 1 miles
Yeshiva K'Tana of Waterbury
Waterbury, CT
Private PK - 08 447 7:1 1 miles
F. J. Kingsbury School
Waterbury, CT
Public KG - 05 541 17.5:1 1 miles
Walsh School
Waterbury, CT
Public PK - 05 372 9.8:1 1 miles
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (middle)
Waterbury, CT
Public 06 - 08 331 14.5:1 1 miles
Enlightenment School
Waterbury, CT
Public 06 - 12 139 6.1:1 1 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.