Nathan Hale School

Tel: (860)447-6060
Grades: KG-5

282 students

Nathan Hale School serves 282 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Nathan Hale School operates within the New London School District.

Overview

The student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 282 students
Nathan Hale School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Nathan Hale School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nathan Hale School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Nathan Hale School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Nathan Hale School American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
4%
Nathan Hale School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
43%
20%
Nathan Hale School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
13%
Nathan Hale School Black (1988-2012)
White
18%
61%
Nathan Hale School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nathan Hale School Sch Ethnicity Nathan Hale School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.71 0.77
Nathan Hale School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
77%
30%
Nathan Hale School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
3%
5%
Nathan Hale School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,513 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name New London School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 3,513 1,746
New London   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $60 MM n/a
New London   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $65 MM n/a
New London   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,354 $0
New London   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,001 $0
New London   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marine Science Magnet High School Of Southeastern (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Marine Science Magnet High School Of Southeastern (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harbor School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New London Harbor School
    432 Montauk Ave
    New London , CT , 06320
    (860)447-6040
    0.9  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Groton Marine Science Magnet High School Of Southeastern
    Magnet School
    130 Shennecossett Rd
    Groton , CT , 06340
    (860)434-4800
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  110  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • Waterford Great Neck Elementary School
    165 Great Neck Rd
    Waterford , CT , 06385
    (860)442-2593
    1.8  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Groton West Side Middle School
    250 Brandegee Ave
    Groton , CT , 06340
    (860)449-5630
    2  mi  |  268  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Waterford Waterford High School
    20 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford , CT , 06385
    (860)437-6956
    2.2  mi  |  895  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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