Turn Of River School

Turn Of River School serves 557 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Turn Of River School operates within the Stamford School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 557 students
Turn Of River School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Turn Of River School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Turn Of River School 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 0.68 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 11:1 13:1
Turn Of River School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Turn Of River School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
39%
20%
Turn Of River School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
13%
Turn Of River School Black (1988-2012)
White
38%
61%
Turn Of River School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Turn Of River School Sch Ethnicity Turn Of River 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.
0.68 0.77
Turn Of River 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.
42%
30%
Turn Of River 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.
8%
5%
Turn Of River School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,493 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Stamford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 15,493 1,845
Stamford   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $318 MM $29 MM
Stamford   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $304 MM $28 MM
Stamford   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,394 $15,687
Stamford   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,429 $15,388
Stamford   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 The Academy Of Information Technology (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rippowam Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davenport Ridge School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Stamford Davenport Ridge School
    1300 Newfield Ave
    Stamford , CT , 06905
    (203)977-4291
    0.7  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stamford Newfield School
    349 Pepper Ridge Rd
    Stamford , CT , 06905
    (203)977-4282
    0.7  mi  |  687  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stamford Rippowam Middle School
    381 High Ridge Rd
    Stamford , CT , 06905
    (203)977-5255
    1.1  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Stamford The Academy Of Information Technology
    Magnet School
    381 High Ridge Rd
    Stamford , CT , 06905
    (203)977-4336
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  692  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Stamford Springdale School
    1127 Hope St
    Stamford , CT , 06906
    (203)977-4575
    1.2  mi  |  620  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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