Burr Elementary School

1960 Burr St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 339 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Burr Elementary School ranks in the top 10% 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 70-74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (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 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 10% in CT
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Burr Elementary School's student population of 339 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Burr Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Burr Elementary School is 0.48, 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)
#58 out of 940 schools
(Top 10%)
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70-74%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burr 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.
75-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
71%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Elementary School's ranking?
Burr Elementary School is ranked #58 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Burr Elementary School often compared to?
Burr Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dwight Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Burr Elementary School?
339 students attend Burr Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Burr Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burr Elementary School?
Burr Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Burr Elementary School offer ?
Burr Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Burr Elementary School part of?
Burr Elementary School is part of Fairfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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