Bishop Woods School

  • Bishop Woods School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bishop Woods 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 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Bishop Woods School's student population of 481 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bishop Woods 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 decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bishop Woods School is 0.63, 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)
17%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
23%
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Black
35%
13%
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White
13%
56%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bishop Woods School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.630.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bishop Woods 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 NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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