Bucks Hill School

330 Bucks Hill Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bucks Hill School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bucks Hill 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bucks Hill School's student population of 304 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Bucks Hill School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bucks Hill School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#848 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
73%
29%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
4%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bucks Hill School's ranking?
Bucks Hill School is ranked #848 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Bucks Hill School?
304 students attend Bucks Hill School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Bucks Hill School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bucks Hill School?
Bucks Hill School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Bucks Hill School offer ?
Bucks Hill School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bucks Hill School part of?
Bucks Hill School is part of Waterbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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