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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public schools in Darien School District, serving 4,789 students.
  • Public school in Darien School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 1% of public schools in Connecticut.
  • The top ranked public schools in Darien School District are Darien High School, Middlesex Middle School and Tokeneke Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Connecticut public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameDarien School District
School District Websitehttp://www.darienps.org
School District Phone Number(203)656-7400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools7 Schools1,031 Schools
# of Students4,789 Students519,710 Students
# of Teachers434 Teachers42,535 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1

District Comparison

  • Darien School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Darien   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Darien   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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Darien   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.250.64
# of American Indian Students7 Students1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students208 Students27,001 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# of Hispanic Students253 Students127,615 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
25%
# of Black Students38 Students65,686 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# of White Students4,152 Students280,407 Students
% White Students
87%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students130 Students16,991 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8714,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:33735,941
# of Students in 1st Grade:36336,485
# of Students in 2nd Grade:35836,471
# of Students in 3rd Grade:36737,688
# of Students in 4th Grade:39938,546
# of Students in 5th Grade:37839,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:37039,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:35639,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:39739,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:34342,608
# of Students in 10th Grade:35540,348
# of Students in 11th Grade:33639,804
# of Students in 12th Grade:34338,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,826 in this school district is less than the state average of $21,667. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $17,643 is less than the state average of $18,999. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$92 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Darien   School District and average revenue for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$86 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Darien   School District and average spending for each school distric in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,826$21,667
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Darien   School District and average revenue per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,643$18,999
This chart display average spending per public school student in Darien   School District and average spending per public school student in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Darien School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Darien High School Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
    Rank: Top 1%
    80 High School Ln.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-3981

    Grades: 9-12 | 1377 students
  • Hindley Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 5%
    10 Nearwater Ln.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-1323

    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
  • Holmes Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 10%
    18 Hoyt St.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)353-4371

    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
  • Middlesex Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
    Rank: Top 5%
    204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-2518

    Grades: 6-8 | 1123 students
  • Ox Ridge Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 20%
    395 Mansfield Ave.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-2579

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Royle Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    133 Mansfield Ave.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-0044

    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
  • Tokeneke Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 5%
    7 Old Farm Rd.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203)655-9666

    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
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