Groton School District

1300 Flanders Road
Mystic, CT 06355
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Groton 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 3,032 students in Groton 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 Groton School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
7 Schools
775 Schools
# Students
4,048 Students
328,620 Students
# Teachers
338 Teachers
26,658 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Groton School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#125 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Groton   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Groton   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 2020-21 school year data.
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Groton   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 2020-21 school year data.
86%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Groton   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.67
# American Indian Students
27 Students
850 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
263 Students
17,211 Students
% Asian Students
7%
5%
# Hispanic Students
976 Students
97,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
30%
# Black Students
288 Students
42,053 Students
% Black Students
7%
13%
# White Students
2,017 Students
154,838 Students
% White Students
50%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
331 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
458 Students
15,227 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
179
11,215
# Students in K Grade:
375
34,915
# Students in 1st Grade:
318
33,443
# Students in 2nd Grade:
352
35,447
# Students in 3rd Grade:
290
35,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
293
35,871
# Students in 5th Grade:
321
36,277
# Students in 6th Grade:
289
36,718
# Students in 7th Grade:
301
31,674
# Students in 8th Grade:
314
32,525
# Students in 9th Grade:
314
1,492
# Students in 10th Grade:
242
1,409
# Students in 11th Grade:
207
1,256
# Students in 12th Grade:
253
1,096
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,584 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $33,166 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$140 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Groton   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$134 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Groton   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,584
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Groton   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$33,166
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Groton   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Groton School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thames River Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
154 Toll Gate Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 449-5655
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #22.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
115 Oslo Street
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-5852
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #33.
Charles Barnum School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
68 Briar Hill Rd.
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 449-5640
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #44.
Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Poquonnock Rd.
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 449-5608
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #55.
Groton Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Groton Long Point Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 572-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 904 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mystic River Magnet School
Magnet School
160 Fish Town Rd
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-8445
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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