Danbury School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public preschools serving 4,110 students in Danbury School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Connecticut.
Public Preschools in Danbury School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Connecticut public pre school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Danbury School District are Great Plain School, Mill Ridge Primary School and Hayestown Avenue School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public preschool average of 55% (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
10 Schools
349 Schools
# Students
4,110 Students
141,246 Students
# Teachers
266 Teachers
10,770 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Danbury School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 119 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
0.60
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
399 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
231 Students
6,721 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,327 Students
43,432 Students
% Hispanic Students
56%
31%
# Black Students
254 Students
21,908 Students
% Black Students
6%
16%
# White Students
1,179 Students
63,727 Students
% White Students
29%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
125 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
115 Students
4,934 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
233
14,030
# Students in K Grade:
700
21,168
# Students in 1st Grade:
709
21,215
# Students in 2nd Grade:
719
20,418
# Students in 3rd Grade:
705
17,931
# Students in 4th Grade:
521
17,223
# Students in 5th Grade:
523
14,603
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
5,699
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
4,332
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
4,135
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
131
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
117
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
124
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
120
# 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 Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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
17 Cottage Street
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4832
Grades: PK
| 127 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,110 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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