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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • B. W. Tinker School operates within the Waterbury School District.

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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
Gender %B. W. Tinker School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeB. W. Tinker School Student 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 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
44%
23%
Black
15%
13%
White
35%
56%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsB. W. Tinker School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of B. W. Tinker School is Waterbury School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Waterbury School District's student population of 18,734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,048 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $19,611 is higher than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameWaterbury School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    45
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,7341,534
    Waterbury School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    16%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$314 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$361 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,048$20,313
    District Spending / Student$19,611$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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