Black Rock School

  • Black Rock School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Black Rock School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Black Rock School's student population of 279 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Rock School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Black Rock School is 0.14, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#498 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
93%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.140.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThomaston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thomaston Thomaston High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 395 students
    0.0 miles
    185 Branch Rd.
    Thomaston, CT 06787
    (860) 283-3030
    0.0 7-12 395
  • Thomaston Thomaston Center School
    Grades: 4-6 | 190 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Thomas Ave.
    Thomaston, CT 06787
    (860) 283-3036
    1.4 4-6 190
  • Plymouth Plymouth Center School
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    2.5 miles
    107 North Street
    Plymouth, CT 06782
    (860) 283-6321
    2.5 PK-5 323
  • Oakville John Trumbull Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 634 students
    3.5 miles
    779 Buckingham St.
    Oakville, CT 06779
    (860) 945-2776
    3.5 PK-2 634
  • Oakville Polk School
    Grades: 3-5 | 327 students
    4.1 miles
    435 Buckingham St.
    Oakville, CT 06779
    (860) 945-4840
    4.1 3-5 327

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