Gales Ferry School

  • Gales Ferry School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Gales Ferry School's student population of 286 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gales Ferry School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gales Ferry School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
71%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.480.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gales Ferry School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLedyard School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gales Ferry Juliet W. Long School
    Grades: 3-6 | 289 students
    0.0 miles
    1854 Route12
    Gales Ferry, CT 06335
    (860) 464-2780
    0.0 3-6 289
  • Gales Ferry Ledyard Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 364 students
    0.0 miles
    1860 Route 12
    Gales Ferry, CT 06335
    (860) 464-3188
    0.0 7-8 364
  • Uncasville Mohegan School
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    2.1 miles
    49 Golden Rd.
    Uncasville, CT 06382
    (860) 848-9261
    2.1 K-5 345
  • Ledyard Ledyard Center School
    Grades: K-6 | 413 students
    2.9 miles
    740 Colonel Ledyard Hwy.
    Ledyard, CT 06339
    (860) 464-8080
    2.9 K-6 413
  • Norwich Veterans' Memorial School
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    3.5 miles
    80 Crouch Ave.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4209
    3.5 K-5 313

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