Carrington School

  • Carrington School serves 487 students in grades PK-7.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Carrington School operates within the Waterbury School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 487 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-7
Total Students487 students
Carrington School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Carrington School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Carrington School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCarrington School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Carrington School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
Carrington School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
42%
22%
Carrington School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
25%
13%
Carrington School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
30%
57%
Carrington School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Carrington School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCarrington School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.680.61
Carrington School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
33%
Carrington School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Carrington School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Waterbury School District's student population of 18,786 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,048 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,611 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameWaterbury School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed18,7861,624
Waterbury School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$314 MM$31 MM
Waterbury School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$361 MM$27 MM
Waterbury School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,048$17,550
Waterbury School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$19,611$15,389
Waterbury School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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