Oswegatchie Elementary School

470 Boston Post Rd

Waterford, CT 06385-1598

Grades: KG-5

394 students

Oswegatchie Elementary School serves 394 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Oswegatchie Elementary School operates within the Waterford School District.

Overview

The student population of 394 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 394 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Asian
5%
4%
Hispanic
8%
21%
Black
5%
13%
White
80%
59%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.35 0.40
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.
13%
32%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,304 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,210 is higher than the state average of $15,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,536 is higher than the state average of $15,388. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Waterford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 3,304 1,728
District Total Revenue $55 MM $29 MM
District Spending $79 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,210 $15,687
District Spending / Student $27,536 $15,388
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Lyme High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Lyme Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flanders School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East LymeEast Lyme High School
    30 Chesterfield Rd
    East LymeCT 06333
    (860)739-6946
    1.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1127 students                      
  • East LymeFlanders School
    167 Boston Post Rd
    East LymeCT 06333
    (860)739-8475
    2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 361 students                      
  • NianticLillie B. Haynes School
    29 Society Rd
    NianticCT 06357
    (860)739-2922
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 335 students                      
  • NianticEast Lyme Middle School
    31 Society Rd
    NianticCT 06357
    (860)739-4491
    2.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 871 students                      
  • WaterfordThe Friendship School
    Magnet School
    24 Rope Ferry Rd
    WaterfordCT 06385
    (860)447-4049
    Magnet School

    2.6 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 513 students                      

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