B. W. Tinker School

  • B. W. Tinker School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • B. W. Tinker School's student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of B. W. Tinker School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of B. W. Tinker School by grade.

School Comparison

  • B. W. Tinker School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of B. W. Tinker School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of Asian students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
35%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in B. W. Tinker School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.670.42
This chart display the diversity score of B. W. Tinker School and the average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in B. W. Tinker School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterbury B.w. Tinker Bdlc Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: 2-5 | 11 students
    0.0 miles
    809 Highland Ave
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)574-8186
    0.0 2-5 11
  • Waterbury Duggan Cbl Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: K-3 | 8 students
    0.6 miles
    38 West Porter St.
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)574-8875
    0.6 K-3 8
  • Waterbury Duggan School
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    0.6 miles
    952 Bank Street
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)574-8875
    0.6 PK-8 463
  • Waterbury John F. Kennedy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1301 students
    0.7 miles
    422 Highland Ave.
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)574-8153
    0.7 9-12 1301
  • Waterbury Hopeville School
    Grades: K-5 | 490 students
    0.9 miles
    2 Cypress St.
    Waterbury, CT 06706
    (203)574-8173
    0.9 K-5 490

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