North Canaan School District

90 Pease Street
Canaan, CT 06018
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 234 students in North Canaan School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public School in North Canaan School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
1 School
1,001 Schools
# Students
234 Students
496,931 Students
# Teachers
25 Teachers
40,169 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

North Canaan 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#105 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Canaan   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Canaan   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Canaan   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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.33
0.66
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
30 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
29%
# Black Students
3 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
190 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
81%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
15
13,602
# Students in K Grade:
32
35,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
17
33,507
# Students in 2nd Grade:
15
35,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
23
35,335
# Students in 4th Grade:
28
35,948
# Students in 5th Grade:
37
36,350
# Students in 6th Grade:
21
36,779
# Students in 7th Grade:
21
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
25
38,782
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,363 is higher than the state median of $27,618. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,162 is higher than the state median of $26,290. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Canaan   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
$7 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total spending of North Canaan   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
$29,363
$27,618
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Canaan   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$29,162
$26,290
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Canaan   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best North Canaan School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Canaan Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
90 Pease Street
Canaan, CT 06018
(860) 824-5149
Grades: PK-8
| 234 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to North Canaan School District?
North Canaan School District manages 1 public schools serving 234 students.
What is the rank of North Canaan School District?
North Canaan School District is ranked #104 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in North Canaan School District?
81% of North Canaan School District students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of North Canaan School District?
North Canaan School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is North Canaan School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $29,162 is higher than the state median of $26,290. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 234 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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