Sprague School



Sprague School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sprague School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 72
1 85
2 71
3 78
4 69
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sprague School is a public elementary school located in Waterbury, CT in the Waterbury School District. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sprague School is the 193rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 25,354th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.5

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Sprague School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(54%)
7,202
(52%)
 Female 216
(46%)
6,657
(48%)

Sprague School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 291
(63%)
7,467
(54%)
 Black 89
(19%)
2,980
(22%)
 White 59
(13%)
2,638
(19%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
480
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
220
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sprague School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 358
(77%)
10,124
(73%)
 Not Eligible 107
(23%)
3,735
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Sprague School is ranked 98th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sprague School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.0%) 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.

Sprague School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 539
2006 505
2007 488
2008 479
2009 457
2010 436
2011 370
2012 400
2013 472
2014 461
2015 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.7
2007 15.7
2008 15.1
2009 14.5
2010 14.5
2011 12.5
2012 13.1
2013 14.8
2014 13.6
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71614100185529
2006 0.84158415841584
2007 0.8422131147541
2008 0.78496868475992
2009 0.85339168490153
2010 0.86009174311927
2011 0.87567567567568
2012 0.9275
2013 0.92372881355932
2014 0.7765726681128
2015 0.76989247311828

Compare Sprague School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.0%
 

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