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529 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06608-1803
p. 203-576-7510

Barnum School
in Bridgeport, CT

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Bridgeport School District
State Agency:
Connecticut State Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 6th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs21.2
Surrounding communityCity, Mid-size Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Bridgeport, CT 06608-1803
Total Population13,407 (13,407 urban / N/A rural)
Households4,127 (3.21 people per house)
Median Household Income$21,623
Families3,127 (3.63 people per family)
Pop. — African American3,839
Pop. — Asian334
Pop. — Pacific Islander35
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native118
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)5,030
Pop. — Other4,839

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 271 97%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 5 2%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 276 99%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     13%
English Language Learners     14%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A63%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A64%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A71%
White Non-HispanicN/A87%
All Students<61%82%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 1,063 91.73%
GED Recipients     1.63%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Barnum School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic108>38%13%
Asian / Pacific Islander1<N/A3%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic4<1%65%
Prekindergarten 6 11 1 18
Kindergarten 14 25 39
1st Grade 11 24 35
2nd Grade 12 26 1 39
3rd Grade 19 23 1 43
4th Grade 13 27 40
5th Grade 15 12 2 29
6th Grade 18 18 36
Total 108 166 1 4 279

Bridgeport School District – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Barnum School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides313.0<21%28%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors115.6>8%5%
Library / Media Specialist18.0<1%2%
Library / Media Support18.0<1%2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)21.0>1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)24.0<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total45.0>3%3%
District Admins17.0<1%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt90.0<6%7%
School Admins92.0>6%5%
School Admin/Sppt97.0>6%3%
Other Support548.0>37%36%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Bridgeport School District Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$8,696,000>$417$386
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$68,895,000<$3,308$4,788
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $5,515
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $5,515
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$65,918,000<$3,165$4,352
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund  $545
 Bond Fund  $525
 Other Funds  $3,660
Total Revenues$332,201,000<$15,952$17,620
Total Expenses$328,154,000>$15,758$15,463

Bridgeport School District Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$66,097,000$11,942,466
Special Education Programs$13,026,000$1,959,069
Vocational Education Programs$2,331,000$395,968
Other Education Programs$5,505,000$678,331
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$115,832,000$42,472,000$16,309,681$6,043,747
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$2,902,000$1,056,000$885,348$314,390
 General Administration$1,328,000$483,000$445,518$193,299
 School Administration$9,700,000$3,528,000$1,599,077$572,302
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$8,734,000$3,176,000$1,424,798$549,141
 Student Transportation$2,035,000$740,000$230,848$99,102
 Business / Central / Other$5,280,000$1,921,000$531,447$208,944
Food Services$4,645,000$1,818,000$429,705$167,392

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Bridgeport School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$4,890,000<$234$361
  General Administration$3,156,000<$151$358
  School Administration$13,238,000<$635$859
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$27,446,000>$1,317$1,295
  Student Transportation$12,924,000<$620$715
  Business / Central / Other$7,557,000>$362$294
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$13,323,000>$639$371
  Enterprise Operations$1,105,000<$53$162
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services   
 Adult Education$2,033,000<$97$108
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment$1,217,000<$58$83
 Other Equipment$924,000<$44$109
 Non-Specified Equipment  $83
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$8,072,000<$387$824
Debt Interest$4,722,000<$226$287

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Bridgeport School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$13,547,000>$650$332
  Children with Disabilities Idea$4,767,000>$228$206
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$2,499,000>$120$44
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$267,000>$12$11
  Title V, Part A$58,000<$2$4
  Vocational and Tech Education$636,000>$30$17
  Bilingual Education$426,000<$20$27
  Child Nutrition Act$9,530,000>$457$105
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid   
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$126,966,000>$6,097$2,728
 Staff Improvement Programs  $2
 Special Education Programs$24,052,000>$1,155$750
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$4,614,000>$221$187
 Bilingual Education Programs$283,000>$13$8
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$340,000<$16$51
 School Lunch Programs$338,000>$16$6
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$48,565,000>$2,332$1,220
 Transportation Programs$2,369,000<$113$115
 Other Programs$19,812,000>$951$831
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$18,225,000<$875$888
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$47,786,000<$2,294$9,833
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$675,000<$32$1,704
 From Cities and Counties  $13,459
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents  $64
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $775
 School Lunch$2,655,000<$127$273
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$106,000<$5$5
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services   
 Interest Earnings  $230
 Miscellaneous  $182

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