57 Branch Rd.
Thomaston, CT 06787
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Black Rock School serves 279 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Black Rock 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 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 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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Black Rock School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Black Rock School's student population of 279 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Black Rock 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#687 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.14
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14 (Btm 50%)

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