40 Florida Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Branchville Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Branchville Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Branchville Elementary School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School and Early Dismissal for Students
June 24, 2022 (Friday)
First Day for Kindergarten–Grade 9 Students
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
First Day for Grades 10–12 Students
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)
Tentative Last Day of School
June 15, 2023 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Branchville Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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