Sowams Elementary School



Sowams Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sowams Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 61
2 68
3 68
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sowams Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Barrington, RI in the Barrington School District. It enrolls 246 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sowams Elementary School is the 157th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 45,757th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.5

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Sowams Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 127
(52%)
1,137
(50%)
 Female 119
(48%)
1,136
(50%)

Sowams Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(83%)
1,974
(87%)
 Asian 17
(7%)
130
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(7%)
86
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
65
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
14
(1%)

Sowams Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 237
(96%)
2,131
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
110
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
32
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Sowams Elementary School is ranked 185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sowams Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 49.2%. 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.

Sowams Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 239
2006 239
2007 261
2008 266
2009 273
2010 279
2011 261
2012 251
2013 251
2014 260
2015 246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 17.1
2007 13
2008 14
2009 13.1
2010 13.4
2011 12.4
2012 13.9
2013 14.8
2014 14.1
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.02092050209205
2006 0.03347280334728
2007 0.049808429118774
2008
2009 0.029304029304029
2010 0.03584229390681
2011 0.057471264367816
2012 0.059760956175299
2013 0.051792828685259
2014 0.030769230769231
2015 0.036585365853659

Compare Sowams Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.7%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 03 246 15.9:1  
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Public 04 - 05 525 15.4:1 1 miles
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Barrington Christian Academy
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Private KG - 12 202 7:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 02 248 13.8:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 08 173 11:1 3 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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