New London School District

134 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,021 students in New London 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 London School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
3,021 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
238 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New London School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 197 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 76% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#190 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New London   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
12%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New London   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 2021-22 school year data.
23%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New London   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 2021-22 school year data.
24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of New London   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of CT by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New London   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.66
# American Indian Students
20 Students
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
38 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,670 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
29%
# Black Students
517 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
17%
13%
# White Students
403 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
14%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
367 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
212
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
219
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
291
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
260
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
276
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
285
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
189
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
200
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
203
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
244
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
256
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
167
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
219
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $41,096 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 56% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $40,369 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 56% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$124 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of New London   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
$122 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of New London   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
$41,096
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in New London   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
$40,369
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in New London   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 New London School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Science And Technology Magnet Pathway For High School Grades
Magnet School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
490 Jefferson Ave
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 244 students
Rank: #22.
Winthrop Stem Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
74 Grove Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6070
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #33.
New London Visual And Performing Arts Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
36 Waller Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 449-6800
Grades: 6-12
| 259 students
Rank: #44.
Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37 Beech Drive
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6060
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #55.
Science And Technology Magnet Pathway For Middle Grades
Magnet School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
36 Waller Avenue
New London, CT 06320
(860) 437-6480
Grades: 6-8
| 127 students
Rank: #66.
C.b. Jennings International Elementary Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Mercer Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6050
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #77.
Harbor Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
432 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6040
Grades: K-5
| 236 students
Rank: #88.
New London High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
490 Jefferson Ave.
New London, CT 06320
(860) 437-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 511 students
Rank: #99.
Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
36 Waller St.
New London, CT 06320
(860) 437-6480
Grades: 6-8
| 337 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to New London School District?
New London School District manages 9 public schools serving 3,021 students.
What is the rank of New London School District?
New London School District is ranked #187 out of 197 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in New London School District?
55% of New London School District students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 14% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of New London School District?
New London School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is New London School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $40,369 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 56% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,021 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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