1858 Route 12
Gales Ferry, CT 06335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gales Ferry School serves 228 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gales Ferry School's student population of 228 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Gales Ferry School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
28%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
76%
50%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Gales Ferry School?

228 students attend Gales Ferry School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

76% of Gales Ferry School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gales Ferry School?

Gales Ferry School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Gales Ferry School offer ?

Gales Ferry School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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