Ponus Ridge Middle School

21 Hunters Ln

Norwalk, CT 06850-2499

Grades: 6-8

611 students

Ponus Ridge Middle School serves 611 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Ponus Ridge Middle School operates within the Norwalk School District.

Overview

The student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 611 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more 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 11:1 13:1
Asian
5%
4%
Hispanic
41%
21%
Black
26%
13%
White
28%
59%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.69 0.40
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.
43%
32%
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.
11%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,071 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,123 is higher than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,486 is higher than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Norwalk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 11,071 1,728
District Total Revenue $206 MM $29 MM
District Spending $209 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,123 $15,687
District Spending / Student $19,486 $15,388
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Briggs High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Rocks Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fox Run Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NorwalkFox Run Elementary School
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2860
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 456 students                      
  • NorwalkKendall Elementary School
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2880
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 548 students                      
  • Norwalk Jefferson Magnet School
    75 Van Buren Ave
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2870
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 579 students                      
  • NorwalkBriggs High School
    Alternative School
    350 Main St
    NorwalkCT 06851
    (203)899-2820
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 52 students                      
  • NorwalkTracey School
    20 Camp St
    NorwalkCT 06851
    (203)899-2960
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 394 students                      

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