Walter J Paton



Walter J Paton Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter J Paton Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 78
2 90
3 81
4 90
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter J Paton is a public elementary school located in Shrewsbury, MA in the Shrewsbury School District. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter J Paton is the 640th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 36,093rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.49

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Walter J Paton Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 202
(56%)
1,730
(52%)
 Female 158
(44%)
1,620
(48%)

Walter J Paton Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 266
(74%)
1,865
(56%)
 Asian 62
(17%)
1,036
(31%)
 Hispanic 19
(5%)
241
(7%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
126
(4%)
 Black 2
(1%)
70
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Walter J Paton Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 3,350
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Walter J Paton Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 359
2006 349
2007 348
2008 365
2009 358
2010 371
2011 366
2012 342
2013 340
2014 365
2015 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.9
2007 16.1
2008 15.9
2009 16.5
2010 17.5
2011 17.2
2012 24.1
2013 15.8
2014 15.4
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.072423398328691
2006 0.07163323782235
2007 0.07183908045977
2008 0.052054794520548
2009 0.072625698324022
2010 0.11320754716981
2011 0.084699453551913
2012 0.10818713450292
2013 0.094117647058824
2014 0.093150684931507
2015

Compare Walter J Paton to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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