500 Poquonnock Rd.
Groton, CT 06340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School's student population of 438 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School is 0.74, 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 Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#518 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
25%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
38%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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