Clara T. O'connell School (Closed 2013)

120 Park St
Bristol, CT 06010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Clara T. O'connell School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-64% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 83%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 45-49% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 80%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
(11-12)
60-64%
83%
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(11-12)
45-49%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clara T. O'connell 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
29%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
40%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 83% CT state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 80% CT state average).
How many students attend Clara T. O'connell School?
348 students attend Clara T. O'connell School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Clara T. O'connell School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clara T. O'connell School?
Clara T. O'connell School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Clara T. O'connell School offer ?
Clara T. O'connell School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Clara T. O'connell School part of?
Clara T. O'connell School is part of Bristol School District.

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