Abraham Pierson School

  • Abraham Pierson School serves 273 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Abraham Pierson School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Abraham Pierson School's student population of 273 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Abraham Pierson School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Abraham Pierson School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#450 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
76%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClinton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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