Thames River Academy

526 East Main St

Norwich, CT 06360-2425

Tel: (860)823-4201
Grades: 9-12

76 students

Thames River Academy serves 76 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Thames River Academy operates within the Norwich School District.
The school district's 8% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 76 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 76 students
Thames River Academy Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Students by Grade Thames River Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 12:1 13:1
Thames River Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
n/a
Thames River Academy American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Thames River Academy Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
23%
21%
Thames River Academy Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
13%
Thames River Academy Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
59%
Thames River Academy White (1988-2012)
Two or more races
7%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Thames River Academy Sch Ethnicity Thames River Academy 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.
0.62 0.40
Thames River Academy 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.
69%
32%
Thames River Academy 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%
Thames River Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 8% has decreased from 68% over five years.
School District Name Norwich School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 3,870 1,748
Norwich   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 8% 88%
Norwich   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $85 MM n/a
District Spending $86 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $21,641 $0
Norwich   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,933 $0
Norwich   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 Norwich Free Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kelly Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Samuel Huntington School (1.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NorwichKelly Middle School
    25 Mahan Dr
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4211
    0 mi | 699 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NorwichNorwich Free Academy
    305 Broadway
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)887-2505
    0.9 mi | 2264 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NorwichSamuel Huntington School
    80 West Town St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4204
    1.2 mi | 463 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NorwichNorwich Adult Education
    182 Cedar St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4299
    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • NorwichDeborah-tennant Zinewicz School
    30 Case St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)892-4354
    1.3 mi | 36 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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