A. Ward Spaulding School serves 453 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-2
- Enrollment: 453 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
A. Ward Spaulding School's student population of 453 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of A. Ward Spaulding School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
How many students attend A. Ward Spaulding School?
453 students attend A. Ward Spaulding School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of A. Ward Spaulding School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of A. Ward Spaulding School?
A. Ward Spaulding School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does A. Ward Spaulding School offer ?
A. Ward Spaulding School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is A. Ward Spaulding School part of?
A. Ward Spaulding School is part of Suffield School District.
Review A. Ward Spaulding School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:
- Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
- Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Public Schools Struggle to Accommodate Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Undocumented and unaccompanied migrant children, particularly among Hispanic populations, are rapidly increasing in number, especially in the southern United States. Federal law requires public schools to provide services to all children. Yet, many schools are struggling to accommodate this new wave of potential students who come to them without parents or guardians, while some municipalities are flat out refusing to accommodate these children.
Voucher Program Update: Florida
Many states now offer voucher programs. We look at the voucher program available in Florida.
March 06, 2023Have Smartphones Ruined Public Education?
I used to think that students having smartphones in school was a bad thing. Not any more. Here are my reasons why.