B. W. Tinker School
B. W. Tinker School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
B. W. Tinker School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
B. W. Tinker School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
B. W. Tinker School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of B. W. Tinker School is 0.67, which is more 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 Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#811 out of 957 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education
This school has very easy to understand learning tactics for every grade. In my opinion, the teachers did outstanding jobs to make sure every child was able to learn no matter what. As a former student, I recommend this school to anyone who would like their child to be treated equally in all forms.
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