Bernice A. Ray School



Bernice A. Ray School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bernice A. Ray School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 86
2 63
3 94
4 73
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bernice A. Ray School is a public elementary school located in Hanover, NH in the Hanover School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bernice A. Ray School is the 44th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 24,852nd largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.3

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Bernice A. Ray School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 257
(55%)
257
(55%)
 Female 213
(45%)
213
(45%)

Bernice A. Ray School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 359
(76%)
359
(76%)
 Asian 50
(11%)
50
(11%)
 Two or More 39
(8%)
39
(8%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
13
(3%)
 Black 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bernice A. Ray School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 447
(95%)
447
(95%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Bernice A. Ray School is ranked 239th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bernice A. Ray School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 30.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Bernice A. Ray School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 495
2006 482
2007 489
2008 472
2009 513
2010 500
2011 449
2012 457
2013 451
2014 482
2015 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.5
2007 11.7
2008 12.3
2009 13.6
2010 13.5
2011 12
2012 12.7
2013 12.5
2014 12.5
2015 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01010101010101
2006 0.008298755186722
2007 0.010224948875256
2008 0.0084745762711864
2009 0.017543859649123
2010 0.014
2011 0.028953229398664
2012 0.035010940919037
2013 0.031042128603104
2014 0.039419087136929
2015 0.048936170212766

Compare Bernice A. Ray School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.9%
 
State Average 30.7%
 
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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