Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School



Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 294
8 297
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School is a public high school of the Madison School District located in Madison, CT. It has 591 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.3

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Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 316
(53%)
930
(50%)
 Female 275
(47%)
916
(50%)

Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 545
(92%)
1,702
(92%)
 Asian 21
(4%)
62
(3%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
29
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 562
(95%)
1,764
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
55
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
27
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.9%) is lower than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 649
2007 645
2008 639
2009 608
2010 616
2011 605
2012 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.9
2007 12.5
2008 11.4
2009 11.7
2010 12.1
2011 11.9
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.017741935483871
2006 0.01848998459168
2007 0.010852713178295
2008 0.015649452269171
2009 0.027960526315789
2010 0.048701298701299
2011 0.03801652892562
2012 0.04906937394247

Compare Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.9%
 
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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