Pearson Middle School

2 Wetmore Ave

Winsted, CT 06098-1242

Grades: 5-12

209 students

Pearson Middle School serves 209 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Pearson Middle School operates within the Winchester School District.

Overview

The student population of 209 students has declined by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 209 students
Pearson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Pearson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pearson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less 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
Pearson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
21%
Pearson Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
3%
13%
Pearson Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
95%
59%
Pearson Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Pearson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.40
Pearson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
53%
32%
Pearson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
15%
5%
Pearson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 682 students has decreased by 36% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $23,194 is higher than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,807 is higher than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Winchester School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 682 1,728
Winchester   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $29 MM
Winchester   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $28 MM
Winchester   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $23,194 $15,687
Winchester   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,807 $15,388
Winchester   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 The Gilbert School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Flex Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary P. Hinsdale School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WinstedThe Gilbert School
    200 Williams Ave
    WinstedCT 06098
    (860)379-8521
    0.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 505 students                      
  • WinstedMary P. Hinsdale School
    15 Hinsdale Ave
    WinstedCT 06098
    (860)379-5956
    0.4 mi | Gr. 2-4 | 256 students                      
  • WinstedExplorations High School
    Charter School
    71 Spencer St
    WinstedCT 06098
    (860)738-9070
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 73 students                      
  • WinstedBatcheller - Bridges 1
    Special Education School
    201 Pratt St
    WinstedCT 06098
    (860)379-5423
    Special Education School

    1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • WinstedBatcheller Early Education Center
    201 Pratt St
    WinstedCT 06098
    (860)379-5423
    1 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 202 students                      

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