Burr District Elementary School

792 Killingworth Road
Higganum, CT 06441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 302 students in grades Kindergarten-3, Burr District Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20% in CT
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Burr District Elementary School's student population of 302 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
302 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Burr District Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Burr District Elementary School is 0.15, 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)
#118 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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65-69%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burr District Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-74%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burr District Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
92%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
0.15
This chart display the diversity score of Burr District Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Burr District Elementary School's ranking?
Burr District Elementary School is ranked #118 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Burr District Elementary School often compared to?
Burr District Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Killingworth Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Burr District Elementary School?
302 students attend Burr District Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Burr District Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burr District Elementary School?
Burr District Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Burr District Elementary School offer ?
Burr District Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Burr District Elementary School part of?
Burr District Elementary School is part of Regional School District 17.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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