Central Avenue School (Closed 2013)

  • Central Avenue School served 236 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 65-69% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 83%) for the 2011-2012 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 55-59% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 80%) for the 2011-2012 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.
  • Central Avenue School operated within the Naugatuck School District.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students236 students
Central Avenue School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender %Central Avenue School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Central Avenue School Total Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by GradeCentral Avenue School Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)65-69%
83%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)55-59%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Central Avenue School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
Asian
3%
5%
Central Avenue School Asian Students (1999-2012)
Hispanic
29%
23%
Central Avenue School Black Students (1989-2012)
Black
7%
13%
Central Avenue School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
59%
56%
Central Avenue School White Students (1988-2012)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Central Avenue School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Avenue School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.42
Central Avenue School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
33%
Central Avenue School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
Central Avenue School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

School District NameNaugatuck School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed4,2351,534
Naugatuck School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
30%
44%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
48%
58%
District Total Revenue$72 MM$31 MM
District Spending$71 MM$30 MM
District Revenue / Student$16,149$20,313
District Spending / Student$15,922$19,375
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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