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About This School

Pomperaug School is a public elementary school in Southbury. 498 students go to Pomperaug School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 3% of the 498 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Pomperaug School is 16:1. Gainfield Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 93%
Asian 6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 3% 2%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    Once considered one of the best HS in CT Pomperaug has been headed downhill for several years now. When our eldest son graduated in 2002 it was still a top public education venue but you will find many parents of the current students complaining about indifferent teachers ongoing drug problems poor resources. Much of this is likely due to the ongoing budget struggles with Middlebury (whose residents constantly wish to reduce taxes at the school's expense) but some of it is a product of administration. Southbury schools are excellent through the Middle School levels but more and more parents in what is predominantly a high-income white collar town are opting to send their children to private institutions nearby -- myself included.

  • (3 years ago)

    top quality education by a caring staff

  • (5 years ago)

    Pomperaug Elementary School is one of the finest schools you will ever have the privilege of being associated with. My late son was profoundly disabled and spent many years as part of the Pomperaug family while in the special ed. program. From the front office staff and principal to the nurses therapists teacher's aids and of course the most conscientious teachers you will ever encounter Pomperaug Elementary was a true blessing to our sons and our family.

  • (5 years ago)

    The staff at this school go above and beyond for their students. I am grateful to have my children in this school.

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