Ponaganset Middle School



Ponaganset Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponaganset Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 161
7 160
8 149
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ponaganset Middle School is a public elementary school located in North Scituate, RI in the Foster-Glocester School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Ponaganset Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 255
(54%)
255
(54%)
 Male 215
(46%)
215
(46%)

Ponaganset Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 452
(96%)
452
(96%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ponaganset Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 379
(81%)
379
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(15%)
71
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ponaganset Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.4%) 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.

Ponaganset Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 656
2006 652
2007 625
2008 572
2009 552
2010 503
2011 482
2012 470
2013 468
2014 470
2015 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.2
2007 16.1
2008 15.5
2009 14.6
2010 14.4
2011 15.1
2012 14.2
2013 11.7
2014 15.7
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10670731707317
2006 0.0061349693251534
2007 0.0944
2008 0.17307692307692
2009 0.14855072463768
2010 0.18489065606362
2011 0.17842323651452
2012 0.20425531914894
2013 0.20299145299145
2014 0.20425531914894
2015 0.1936170212766

Compare Ponaganset Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.4%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 470 12.4:1  
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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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