New Britain School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 8,888 students in New Britain School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in New Britain School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in New Britain School District are Jefferson Elementary School, Holmes Elementary School and New Britain High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. New Britain School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
New Britain School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
13 Schools
996 Schools
# Students
8,888 Students
496,319 Students
# Teachers
645 Teachers
40,293 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

New Britain 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#196 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New Britain   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Britain   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)
22%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Britain   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
78%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New Britain   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.66
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
186 Students
26,260 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
5,968 Students
136,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
28%
# Black Students
938 Students
62,063 Students
% Black Students
11%
13%
# White Students
1,447 Students
249,785 Students
% White Students
16%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
484 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
335 Students
19,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
11,299
# Students in K Grade:
699
31,823
# Students in 1st Grade:
735
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
790
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
717
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
762
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
822
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
695
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
664
38,608
# Students in 8th Grade:
675
39,891
# Students in 9th Grade:
856
41,778
# Students in 10th Grade:
516
40,053
# Students in 11th Grade:
458
38,676
# Students in 12th Grade:
456
38,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,630 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,892 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$192 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of New Britain   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$195 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of New Britain   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,630
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in New Britain   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,892
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in New Britain   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best New Britain School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Horse Plain Rd.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 223-8007
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2150 Stanley St.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 223-8294
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Rank: #33.
New Britain High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
110 Mill St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 225-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,286 students
Rank: #44.
Smith Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
142 Rutherford St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 223-1574
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
Gaffney Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
322 Slater Rd.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 225-6247
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
145 Steele St.
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 229-2564
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
Rank: #77.
Chamberlain Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Newington Ave.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 832-5691
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #88.
Northend Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Bassett St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 223-3819
Grades: K-5
| 256 students
Rank: #99.
Vance Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
183 Vance St.
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 225-8731
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #1010.
Diloreto Elementary & Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
732 Slater Rd.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 223-2885
Grades: K-8
| 806 students
Rank: #1111.
Pulaski Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
757 Farmington Ave.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 225-7665
Grades: 6-8
| 897 students
Rank: #1212.
Slade Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
183 Steele St.
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 225-6395
Grades: 6-8
| 842 students
Rank: #1313.
Smalley Elementary School
Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
175 West St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 225-8647
Grades: K-5
| 591 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • New Britain School District
  • 272 Main Street, NEW BRITAIN, CT, 06050-1960
  • (860) 827-2200
  • csdnb.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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