A. Ward Spaulding School

945 Mountain Rd.
Suffield, CT 06078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
A. Ward Spaulding School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-2. 
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

A. Ward Spaulding School's student population of 471 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of A. Ward Spaulding School is 0.27, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
85%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend A. Ward Spaulding School?
471 students attend A. Ward Spaulding School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of A. Ward Spaulding School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% 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 14:1, 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.

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Date
First Day of School
August 29, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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