Buckley School

  • Buckley School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower 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.
  • 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 2017-18 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%.

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School Overview

  • Buckley School's student population of 392 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckley 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buckley School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank#584 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
45%
54%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.64
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • Manchester Bowers School
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    1.0 miles
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    Manchester, CT 06042
    (860)647-3313
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  • Manchester Illing Middle School
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    1.2 miles
    227 Middle Tpke E
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860)647-3400
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  • Manchester Highland Park School
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    1.4 miles
    397 Porter St.
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860)647-3430
    1.4 K-5 281
  • Manchester Manchester High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,555 student
    1.5 miles
    134 Middletpke E
    Manchester, CT 06040
    (860)647-3530
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  • Vernon Rockville Lake Street School
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    1.7 miles
    201 Lake St.
    Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
    (860)870-6085
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