Shelter Rock School

Tel: (203)797-4777
  • Shelter Rock School serves 497 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Shelter Rock School operates within the Danbury School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 497 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students497 students
Shelter Rock School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Shelter Rock School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Shelter Rock School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeShelter Rock School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
Shelter Rock School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
5%
Shelter Rock School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
43%
22%
Shelter Rock School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
13%
Shelter Rock School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
41%
57%
Shelter Rock School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shelter Rock School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShelter Rock School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT 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.
0.640.61
Shelter Rock School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
39%
33%
Shelter Rock School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
14%
5%
Shelter Rock School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Danbury School District's student population of 10,520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,472 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,450 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameDanbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed10,5201,624
Danbury School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$143 MM$31 MM
Danbury School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$143 MM$27 MM
Danbury School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,472$17,550
Danbury School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,450$15,389
Danbury School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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