Colchester School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,423 students in Colchester School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Colchester School District have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Colchester School District are Jack Jackter Intermediate School, William J. Johnston Middle School and Bacon Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Colchester School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Colchester School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,017 Schools
# Students
2,423 Students
516,037 Students
# Teachers
193 Teachers
42,219 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Colchester School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#60 out of 200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Colchester   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colchester   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)
70%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colchester   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.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Colchester   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.26
0.64
# American Indian Students
6 Students
1,330 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
61 Students
26,878 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
157 Students
126,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
25%
# Black Students
42 Students
65,223 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# White Students
2,075 Students
278,459 Students
% White Students
86%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
80 Students
16,772 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
92
14,044
# Students in K Grade:
155
35,559
# Students in 1st Grade:
144
36,150
# Students in 2nd Grade:
152
36,099
# Students in 3rd Grade:
174
37,281
# Students in 4th Grade:
170
38,109
# Students in 5th Grade:
169
39,533
# Students in 6th Grade:
165
38,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
193
39,400
# Students in 8th Grade:
213
39,499
# Students in 9th Grade:
202
42,596
# Students in 10th Grade:
184
40,316
# Students in 11th Grade:
192
39,765
# Students in 12th Grade:
218
38,892
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,449 is higher than the state median of $23,111. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,351 is higher than the state median of $21,658. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Colchester   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$71 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Colchester   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$25,449
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Colchester   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$29,351
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in Colchester   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Colchester School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jack Jackter Intermediate School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
215 Halls Hill Rd.
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-9421
Grades: 3-5
| 513 students
Rank: #22.
William J. Johnston Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
360 Norwich Ave.
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-2313
Grades: 6-8
| 571 students
Rank: #33.
Bacon Academy
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
611 Norwich Ave.
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-2378
Grades: 9-12
| 796 students
315 Halls Hill Rd.
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 537-0717
Grades: PK-2
| 543 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26

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