Thames River Academy (Closed 2013)

  • Thames River Academy served 76 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • 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 Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 76 students
Thames River Academy Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % Thames River Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Thames River Academy Total Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Thames River Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Thames River Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thames River Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Thames River Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thames River Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT 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.
0.62 0.41
Thames River Academy Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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 Name Norwich School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 3,629 1,624
Norwich School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Norwich School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $33 MM
Norwich School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $94 MM $32 MM
Norwich School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,050 $20,523
Norwich School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $25,233 $19,543
Norwich School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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