792 Killingworth Road
Higganum, CT 06441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Burr District Elementary School serves 295 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Burr District Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • 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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Attribute

School Overview

Burr District Elementary School's student population of 295 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Burr District Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Burr District Elementary School is 0.17, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#200 out of 957 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
65-69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
28%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
91%
50%
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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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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

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?

295 students attend Burr District Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Burr District Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Burr District Elementary School?

Burr District Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than 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 (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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