Algonquin School

Algonquin School serves 426 students in grades PK - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Algonquin School operates within the Regional 16 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 426 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 426 students
Algonquin School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Algonquin School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Algonquin School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Algonquin School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Algonquin School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
5%
Algonquin School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
21%
Algonquin School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
13%
Algonquin School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
92%
58%
Algonquin School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Algonquin School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.40
Algonquin School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
32%
Algonquin School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Algonquin School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,339 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,993 is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,032 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Regional 16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,339 1,685
Regional   16 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $31 MM
Regional   16 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $39 MM $27 MM
Regional   16 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,993 $17,550
Regional   16 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,032 $15,389
Regional   16 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Crosby High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Community School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Hill School (2.2 miles away)
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