1858 Route 12
Gales Ferry, CT 06335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gales Ferry School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Gales Ferry School's student population of 286 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Gales Ferry School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
71%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50% in CT)

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