A. Ward Spaulding School

  • A. Ward Spaulding School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • A. Ward Spaulding School's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A. Ward Spaulding School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of A. Ward Spaulding School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in A. Ward Spaulding School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in A. Ward Spaulding School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
84%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in A. Ward Spaulding School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in A. Ward Spaulding School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.290.43
This chart display the diversity score of A. Ward Spaulding School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in A. Ward Spaulding School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuffield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • West Suffield Suffield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 798 students
    0.9 miles
    1060 Sheldon Street
    West Suffield, CT 06093
    (860)668-3810
    0.9 9-12 798
  • Suffield Suffield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
    1.6 miles
    350 Mountain Rd.
    Suffield, CT 06078
    (860)668-3820
    1.6 6-8 523
  • Suffield Mcalister Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 470 students
    1.8 miles
    260 Mountain Road
    Suffield, CT 06078
    (860)668-3830
    1.8 3-5 470
  • East Granby Allgrove School
    Grades: PK-2 | 191 students
    3.6 miles
    33 Turkey Hills Rd.
    East Granby, CT 06026
    (860)653-2505
    3.6 PK-2 191
  • East Granby East Granby High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 247 students
    4.3 miles
    95 South Main St.
    East Granby, CT 06026
    (860)653-2541
    4.3 9-12 247

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