Children's Place School

  • Children's Place School serves 28 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Children's Place School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Children's Place School's student population of 28 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Children's Place School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Children's Place School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Children's Place School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Children's Place School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Children's Place School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
51%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Children's Place School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Children's Place School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.670.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Children's Place School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnified #2 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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