Danbury School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public elementary schools serving 8,120 students in Danbury School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
Public Elementary Schools in Danbury School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Danbury School District are Western Ct Academy Of International Studies Elementary Magn, Great Plain School and Mill Ridge Primary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Danbury School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Danbury 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
16 Schools
775 Schools
# Students
8,120 Students
342,157 Students
# Teachers
572 Teachers
27,439 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Danbury 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.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#158 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Danbury   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Danbury   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)
48%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danbury   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
79%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Danbury   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.65
# American Indian Students
7 Students
880 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
513 Students
17,943 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
4,143 Students
90,035 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
26%
# Black Students
554 Students
44,893 Students
% Black Students
7%
13%
# White Students
2,677 Students
175,925 Students
% White Students
33%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
373 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
223 Students
12,108 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
106
11,832
# Students in K Grade:
902
35,194
# Students in 1st Grade:
895
36,150
# Students in 2nd Grade:
922
36,099
# Students in 3rd Grade:
927
37,281
# Students in 4th Grade:
940
38,109
# Students in 5th Grade:
927
39,533
# Students in 6th Grade:
805
38,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
863
31,737
# Students in 8th Grade:
833
31,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,670
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,531
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,385
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,339
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,098 in this school district is less 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 $15,893 is less 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
$184 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Danbury   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
$182 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Danbury   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
$16,098
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Danbury   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
$15,893
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in Danbury   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 Danbury School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Western Ct Academy Of International Studies Elementary Magn
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 University Blvd.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 778-7462
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #22.
Great Plain School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10 Stadley Rough Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4749
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #33.
Mill Ridge Primary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
49a High Ridge Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4781
Grades: PK-3
| 340 students
Rank: #44.
Hayestown Avenue School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
42 Tamarack Ave.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4771
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
Westside Middle School Academy
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 School Ridge Road
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4713
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #66.
Ellsworth Avenue School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
53 Ellsworth Ave
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4740
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #77.
Shelter Rock School
Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Crows Nest Rd.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4777
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #88.
Park Avenue School
Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
82 Park Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4763
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #99.
South Street School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
129 South St.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4787
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #1010.
King Street Intermediate School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
151 South King St.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4761
Grades: 4-5
| 389 students
Rank: #1111.
Pembroke School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
34 1/2 Pembroke Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4751
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1212.
Stadley Rough School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Karen Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4773
Grades: K-5
| 507 students
Rank: #1313.
Morris Street School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
28 Morris St.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4809
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #1414.
Broadview Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
72 Hospital Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4861
Grades: 6-8
| 968 students
Rank: #1515.
King Street Primary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
151 South King St.
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 797-4744
Grades: PK-3
| 451 students
Rank: #1616.
Rogers Park Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Memorial Dr.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4881
Grades: 6-8
| 932 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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