12 Old Farms Rd.
Willington, CT 06279
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Center School serves 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Center School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Center School's student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Memorial Day - Schools Closed
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
Early Dismissal - Last Day of School
June 17, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Center 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 Center School is 0.24, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#489 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
87%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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