Gayhead School



Gayhead School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gayhead School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 98
1 139
2 136
3 124
4 136
5 137
6 148
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gayhead School is a public elementary school located in Hopewell Junction, NY in the Wappingers Central School District. It enrolls 918 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gayhead School is the 175th largest public school in New York and the 2,139th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 918
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,139th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 175th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,198th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 291st out of 2,753

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Gayhead School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 483
(53%)
2,781
(52%)
 Female 435
(47%)
2,593
(48%)

Gayhead School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 762
(83%)
3,859
(72%)
 Hispanic 93
(10%)
874
(16%)
 Black 24
(3%)
277
(5%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
239
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
125
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gayhead School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 812
(88%)
4,222
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(10%)
953
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
199
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Gayhead School is ranked 1,951st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gayhead School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Gayhead School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1036
2006 1039
2007 1033
2008 979
2009 1037
2010 1021
2011 1001
2012 969
2013 957
2014 940
2015 918

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.6
2007 16.9
2008 15.8
2009 16.3
2010 16.9
2011 16.7
2012 15.4
2013 15.7
2014 15.7
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.05019305019305
2006 0.057747834456208
2007 0.05324298160697
2008 0.063329928498468
2009 0.061716489874638
2010 0.080313418217434
2011 0.085914085914086
2012 0.11042311661507
2013 0.086729362591432
2014 0.13297872340426
2015 0.11546840958606

Compare Gayhead School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.5%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gayhead School
Hopewell Junction, NY
Public KG - 06 918 15.8:1  
St Denis-St Columba School
Hopewell Junction, NY
Private KG - 08 270 20:1 1 miles
Fishkill Plains Elementary School
Wappingers Falls, NY
Public KG - 06 602 15.1:1 3 miles
Brinckerhoff Elementary School
Fishkill, NY
Public PK - 06 648 17.5:1 4 miles
Myers Corners School
Wappingers Falls, NY
Public KG - 06 775 15.5:1 5 miles
Noxon Road Elementary School
Poughkeepsie, NY
Public KG - 05 349 13.4:1 6 miles
Fishkill Elementary School
Fishkill, NY
Public KG - 06 447 16.6:1 6 miles
Beekman School
Poughquag, NY
Public KG - 05 468 15:1 6 miles
St Mary School
Wappingers Falls, NY
Private PK - 08 175 12:1 7 miles
The Randolph School
Wappingers Falls, NY
Private PK - 05 67 7:1 7 miles
St Mary School
Fishkill, NY
Private KG - 08 287 28:1 7 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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