250 Vernon St.
Manchester, CT 06042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buckley School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Buckley 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (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 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Buckley School's student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckley 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 Buckley School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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
#559 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
25%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
45%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 20%)

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