Founders Memorial School



Founders Memorial School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Founders Memorial School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 147
4 121
5 139
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Founders Memorial School is a public elementary school located in Essex Junction, VT in the Essex Town School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Founders Memorial School is the 27th largest public school in Vermont and the 31,347th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,347th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Vermont: 27th out of 224
Student/Teacher Rank in Vermont: 167th out of 224
Full Time Teacher Rank in Vermont: 34th out of 224

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Founders Memorial School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 207
(51%)
696
(51%)
 Female 200
(49%)
664
(49%)

Founders Memorial School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(93%)
1,267
(93%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
24
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
31
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
22
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Founders Memorial School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 330
(81%)
1,100
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 57
(14%)
206
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
54
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 223 ranked schools in Vermont, Founders Memorial School is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Founders Memorial School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.0%. 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.

Founders Memorial School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 419
2006 406
2007 397
2008 374
2009 398
2010 387
2011 413
2012 385
2013 407
2014 379
2015 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.5
2007 13.4
2008 13.6
2009 16.1
2010 15.2
2011 13.7
2012 13.2
2013 13.9
2014 14.1
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10978520286396
2006 0.11822660098522
2007 0.12090680100756
2008 0.17914438502674
2009 0.19849246231156
2010 0.22222222222222
2011 0.23002421307506
2012 0.21818181818182
2013 0.25307125307125
2014 0.23218997361478
2015 0.18918918918919

Compare Founders Memorial School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.6% 11.5:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.9%
 
State Average 40.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 03 - 05 407 13.7:1  
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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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