Sgt Wm H Carney Academy



Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Students by Grade
PK 57
K 113
1 115
2 114
3 91
4 109
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy is a public elementary school located in New Bedford, MA in the New Bedford School District. It enrolls 694 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sgt Wm H Carney Academy is the 81st largest public school in Massachusetts and the 7,939th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.08

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Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 379
(55%)
5,346
(53%)
 Female 315
(45%)
4,797
(47%)

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(41%)
5,058
(50%)
 Hispanic 187
(27%)
3,232
(32%)
 Black 144
(21%)
1,101
(11%)
 Two or More 65
(9%)
586
(6%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
81
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
47
(0%)

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(65%)
6,930
(68%)
 Not Eligible 193
(28%)
2,579
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
634
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,088 ranked schools in Massachusetts, Sgt Wm H Carney Academy is ranked 70th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sgt Wm H Carney Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) 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.

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 510
2006 511
2007 487
2008 533
2009 528
2010 582
2011 670
2012 694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 10.9
2007 16
2008 17.5
2009 15.5
2010 16.5
2011 17.9
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91372549019608
2006 0.88062622309198
2007 0.84394250513347
2008 0.75234521575985
2009 0.77840909090909
2010 0.68384879725086
2011 0.67761194029851
2012 0.72190201729107

Compare Sgt Wm H Carney Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,238.6% 12.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.2%
 

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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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