Thames River Academy (Closed 2013)

  • Thames River Academy served 76 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 43%.
  • Thames River Academy operated within the Norwich School District.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students76 students
Thames River Academy Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender %Thames River Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Thames River Academy Total Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by GradeThames River Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
Thames River Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Thames River Academy Asian Students (1989-2012)
Hispanic
23%
22%
Thames River Academy Black Students (1990-2012)
Black
10%
13%
Thames River Academy Black Students (1989-2012)
White
56%
57%
Thames River Academy White Students (1990-2012)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Thames River Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsThames River Academy 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.
0.620.61
Thames River Academy Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
69%
33%
Thames River Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
3%
5%
Thames River Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

School District NameNorwich School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed3,6291,624
Norwich School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Norwich School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue$92 MM$31 MM
Norwich School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$106 MM$27 MM
Norwich School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,284$17,550
Norwich School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$27,813$15,389
Norwich School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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