Canterbury School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 428 students in Canterbury School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
Public Elementary Schools in Canterbury School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Canterbury School District are Canterbury Elementary School and Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Canterbury School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
2 Schools
773 Schools
# Students
428 Students
327,870 Students
# Teachers
40 Teachers
26,817 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Canterbury School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 180 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#132 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Canterbury   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canterbury   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canterbury   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.16
0.67
# American Indian Students
4 Students
812 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
17,558 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
26 Students
94,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
29%
# Black Students
5 Students
42,502 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
391 Students
157,450 Students
% White Students
91%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
320 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
14,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
35
9,403
# Students in K Grade:
40
31,494
# Students in 1st Grade:
40
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
45
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
40
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
46
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
40
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
51
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
45
32,257
# Students in 8th Grade:
46
33,099
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,768
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,375
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,275
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,528 is higher than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $30,521 is higher than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$13 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canterbury   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$13 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Canterbury   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$30,528
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Canterbury   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$30,521
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Canterbury   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Canterbury School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Canterbury Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
67 Kitt Rd.
Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-6744
Grades: PK-4
| 246 students
Rank: #22.
Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Westminster Rd.
Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-9421
Grades: 5-8
| 182 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Canterbury School District
  • 45 Westminster Road, Canterbury, CT, 06331-1538
  • (860) 546-6950
  • canterburypublicschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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