Bunker Hill School

170 Bunker Hill Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bunker Hill School serves 448 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bunker 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bunker Hill School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Bunker Hill School's student population of 448 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Bunker Hill 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 diversity score of Bunker Hill School is 0.66, 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 Testing Rank
#820 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
25%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
18%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bunker Hill School is W. F. Kaynor Technical High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carrington School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is F. J. Kingsbury School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterbury W. F. Kaynor Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 776 students
    0.5 miles
    43 Tompkins St.
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203) 596-4302
    0.5 9-12 776
  • Waterbury F. J. Kingsbury School
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    0.9 miles
    220 Columbia Blvd.
    Waterbury, CT 06710
    (203) 574-8172
    0.9 PK-5 504
  • Waterbury Carrington School
    Grades: PK-8 | 483 students
    1.1 miles
    24 Kenmore Ave.
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203) 574-8184
    1.1 PK-8 483
  • Waterbury Driggs School
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    1.1 miles
    77 Woodlawn Terrace
    Waterbury, CT 06710
    (203) 574-8160
    1.1 PK-5 536
  • Waterbury West Side Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 972 students
    1.4 miles
    483 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203) 574-8120
    1.4 6-8 972

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