James B Congdon



James B Congdon Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James B Congdon Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 63
2 50
3 42
4 39
5 43
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James B Congdon is a public elementary school located in New Bedford, MA in the New Bedford School District. It enrolls 304 students in grades 1st through 12th. James B Congdon is the 779th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 40,851st largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 304
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.09

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James B Congdon Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 160
(53%)
4,797
(47%)
 Male 144
(47%)
5,346
(53%)

James B Congdon Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 166
(55%)
5,058
(50%)
 Hispanic 92
(30%)
3,232
(32%)
 Black 23
(8%)
1,101
(11%)
 Two or More 20
(7%)
586
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
38
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
47
(0%)

James B Congdon Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(76%)
6,930
(68%)
 Not Eligible 53
(17%)
2,579
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
634
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,088 ranked schools in Massachusetts, James B Congdon is ranked 253rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James B Congdon students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 38.7%. 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.

James B Congdon Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 274
2006 261
2007 252
2008 295
2009 293
2010 269
2011 274
2012 304

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.7
2007 15.6
2008 17.4
2009 17.3
2010 14.9
2011 15.8
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79197080291971
2006 0.78927203065134
2007 0.77777777777778
2008 0.81694915254237
2009 0.80887372013652
2010 0.80669144981413
2011 0.71897810218978
2012 0.82565789473684

Compare James B Congdon to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,238.6% 12.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.6%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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