Sound School



Sound School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sound School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 93
10 78
11 89
12 69

Sound School is a public high school of the New Haven School District located in New Haven, CT. It has 329 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sound School is the 179th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 13,862nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.2 to 1.

Total Students: 329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.2

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Sound School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 196
(60%)
2,798
(50%)
 Female 133
(40%)
2,826
(50%)

Sound School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 220
(67%)
965
(17%)
 Hispanic 69
(21%)
1,744
(31%)
 Black 33
(10%)
2,739
(49%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
147
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sound School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 151
(46%)
1,348
(24%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(41%)
3,757
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(13%)
519
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sound School is ranked 109th out of 0 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sound School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.1%) is higher than the state average of 33.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Sound School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 265
2006 332
2007 329
2008 331
2009 328
2010 320
2011 337
2012 329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.8
2006 9.9
2007 8.4
2008 7.2
2009 8
2010 8.1
2011 8.6
2012 8.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39245283018868
2006 0.33433734939759
2007 0.29179331306991
2008 0.38066465256798
2009 0.40243902439024
2010 0.45
2011 0.45697329376855
2012 0.54103343465046

Compare Sound School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
820.0% 8.2:1
 
1,152.3% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.1%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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