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 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
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
Thames River Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
22%
20%
Black
9%
13%
White
55%
61%
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.
0.64 0.39
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%
30%
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 3,818 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
13
4
Number of Students Managed 3,818 1,845
Norwich   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 8% 88%
Norwich   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $29 MM
Norwich   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $28 MM
Norwich   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,641 $15,687
Norwich   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,933 $15,388
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 (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Teachers' Memorial Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bishop School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NorwichBishop School
    526 Main St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4201
    0 mi | 17 students | Gr. PK                      
  • NorwichHickory Street School
    Special Education School
    201 Hickory St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4256
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | 16 students | Gr. 2-6                      
  • NorwichNorwich Adult Education
    182 Cedar St
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4299
    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • NorwichIntegrated Day Charter School
    Charter School
    68 Thermos Rd
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)892-1900
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 330 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • NorwichVeterans' Memorial School
    80 Crouch Ave
    NorwichCT 06360
    (860)823-4209
    1.4 mi | 320 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Norwich, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Norwich is Teachers' Memorial Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.