Ashford School

  • Ashford School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Ashford School's student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ashford School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ashford 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#434 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
84%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ashford School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.290.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eastford Eastford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 143 students
    4.6 miles
    12 Westford Rd.
    Eastford, CT 06242
    (860)974-1130
    4.6 PK-8 143
  • Willington Center School
    Grades: PK-4 | 242 students
    4.9 miles
    12 Old Farms Rd.
    Willington, CT 06279
    (860)429-9367
    4.9 PK-4 242
  • Stafford Springs Union Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 68 students
    6.7 miles
    18 Kinney Hollow Rd.
    Stafford Springs, CT 06076
    (860)684-3146
    6.7 PK-8 68
  • Storrs Mansfield E. O. Smith High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1137 students
    7.1 miles
    1235 Storrs Rd.
    Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268
    (860)487-0877
    7.1 9-12 1137
  • Chaplin Chaplin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 158 students
    7.2 miles
    240 Palmer Rd.
    Chaplin, CT 06235
    (860)455-9593
    7.2 PK-6 158

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