Claude Chester School

1 Harry Day Drive
Groton, CT 06340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Claude Chester School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Claude Chester School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Claude Chester School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Claude Chester School's student population of 367 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Claude Chester School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Claude Chester School is 0.77, which is more 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
#684 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
29%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
20%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGroton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Claude Chester School is Ella T. Grasso Technical High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carl C. Cutler Middle School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Groton Ella T. Grasso Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
    0.7 miles
    189 Fort Hill Rd.
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 448-0220
    0.7 9-12 472
  • Groton Robert E. Fitch High School Math: 45% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,043 student
    1.0 miles
    101 Groton Long Point Road
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-7200
    1 9-12 1,043
  • Mystic Carl C. Cutler Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 471 students
    1.5 miles
    160 Fishtown Rd.
    Mystic, CT 06355
    (860) 572-5830
    1.5 6-8 471
  • Groton Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    1.8 miles
    500 Poquonnock Rd.
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-5608
    1.8 PK-5 438
  • Groton West Side Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 450 students
    2.2 miles
    250 Brandegee Avenue
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-5630
    2.2 6-8 450

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