W. B. Sweeney School



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

W. B. Sweeney School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 39
2 36
3 53
4 45
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W. B. Sweeney School is a public elementary school located in Willimantic, CT in the Windham School District. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. W. B. Sweeney School is the 547th largest public school in Connecticut and the 44,487th largest nationally. It has 8.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.8

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W. B. Sweeney School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(50%)
1,397
(52%)
 Female 131
(50%)
1,309
(48%)

W. B. Sweeney School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 187
(71%)
1,862
(69%)
 White 51
(19%)
680
(25%)
 Black 14
(5%)
79
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
63
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

W. B. Sweeney School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 230
(87%)
1,942
(72%)
 Not Eligible 24
(9%)
633
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, W. B. Sweeney School is ranked 180th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W. B. Sweeney School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.9%) 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.

W. B. Sweeney School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 381
2006 347
2007 342
2008 347
2009 358
2010 341
2011 343
2012 350
2013 293
2014 280
2015 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 12.3
2007 11
2008 10.8
2009 13.7
2010 12.3
2011 12.3
2012 11.7
2013 9.4
2014 9.9
2015 8.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72703412073491
2006 0.78097982708934
2007 0.77777777777778
2008 0.79538904899135
2009 0.82960893854749
2010 0.85630498533724
2011 0.86588921282799
2012 0.82857142857143
2013 0.86006825938567
2014 0.85714285714286
2015 0.90909090909091

Compare W. B. Sweeney School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
830.0% 8.3:1
 
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 90.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
W. B. Sweeney School
Willimantic, CT
Public KG - 05 264 8.3:1  
Natchaug School
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Public KG - 05 318 8.7:1 1 miles
St Mary St Joseph School
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Private PK - 08 145 11:1 1 miles
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Public PK - PK 186 18.4:1 1 miles
Windham Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 563 8.8:1 2 miles
Natchaug Hospital School-Consolidated
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Private 01 - 12 98 3:1 2 miles
Oak Grove Montessori Elementary School
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Private PK - 06 64 8:1 2 miles
Charles H. Barrows Stem Academy
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Public KG - 08 551 11.2:1 2 miles
Windham Center School
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Public KG - 05 275 10.5:1 3 miles
North Windham School
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Public KG - 05 472 11:1 4 miles
Annie E. Vinton School
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Public PK - 04 268 12.3:1 4 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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