Central School

  • Central School serves 386 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Central School's student population of 386 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central School is ranked within the top 10% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central School is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#68 out of 951 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
74%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimsbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    1.3 miles
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