Branchville Elementary School

40 Florida Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Branchville Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Branchville Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Branchville Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Branchville Elementary School's student population of 360 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Branchville Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Branchville Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#16 out of 951 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
84%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.290.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Branchville Elementary School is Wilton High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Ridge Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farmingville Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
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