Cataract Elementary School



Cataract Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cataract Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 73
1 66
2 70
3 58
4 58
5 72
6 74
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Cataract Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Niagara Falls, NY in the Niagara Falls City School District. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cataract Elementary School is the 1,078th largest public school in New York and the 20,958th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,958th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,078th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,605th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,833rd out of 2,753

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Cataract Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 257
(50%)
1,958
(50%)
 Male 253
(50%)
1,975
(50%)

Cataract Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 218
(43%)
1,676
(43%)
 Black 144
(28%)
1,278
(32%)
 Two or More 96
(19%)
562
(14%)
 Hispanic 40
(8%)
258
(7%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
91
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
68
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cataract Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 412
(81%)
2,910
(74%)
 Not Eligible 71
(14%)
819
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Cataract Elementary School is ranked 500th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cataract Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Cataract Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 521
2008 468
2009 456
2010 463
2011 453
2012 488
2013 484
2014 466
2015 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17.1
2008 17
2009 17.5
2010 17.7
2011 19.7
2012 20.3
2013 17.7
2014 17.6
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.74088291746641
2008 0.78846153846154
2009 0.76973684210526
2010 0.76673866090713
2011 0.82781456953642
2012 0.80737704918033
2013 0.73553719008264
2014 0.86266094420601
2015 0.86078431372549

Compare Cataract Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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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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