South Windsor School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,214 students in South Windsor School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in South Windsor School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Windsor School District are Orchard Hill School, Philip R. Smith School and Pleasant Valley School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Windsor School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
South Windsor School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,028 Schools
# Students
4,214 Students
519,099 Students
# Teachers
353 Teachers
42,477 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

South Windsor School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 198 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 92% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#40 out of 200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Windsor   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Windsor   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)
75%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Windsor   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
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Windsor   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.64
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,365 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
830 Students
26,989 Students
% Asian Students
20%
5%
# Hispanic Students
359 Students
127,575 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
25%
# Black Students
275 Students
65,681 Students
% Black Students
7%
13%
# White Students
2,550 Students
279,874 Students
% White Students
60%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
640 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
190 Students
16,975 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
84
14,219
# Students in K Grade:
299
35,897
# Students in 1st Grade:
318
36,454
# Students in 2nd Grade:
302
36,436
# Students in 3rd Grade:
312
37,589
# Students in 4th Grade:
339
38,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
295
39,747
# Students in 6th Grade:
304
39,166
# Students in 7th Grade:
340
39,685
# Students in 8th Grade:
319
39,781
# Students in 9th Grade:
327
42,608
# Students in 10th Grade:
329
40,348
# Students in 11th Grade:
322
39,804
# Students in 12th Grade:
324
38,926
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,670 is higher than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,361 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$100 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Windsor   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$98 MM
$30 MM
This chart display total spending of South Windsor   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,670
$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Windsor   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,361
$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Windsor   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best South Windsor School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Orchard Hill School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
380 Foster St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5015
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #22.
Philip R. Smith School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
949 Avery St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5025
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #33.
Pleasant Valley School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
591 Ellington Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 610-0291
Grades: K-5
| 494 students
Rank: #44.
South Windsor High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
161 Nevers Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,302 students
Rank: #55.
Timothy Edwards School
Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Arnold Way
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5030
Grades: 6-8
| 963 students
Rank: #66.
Eli Terry School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
569 Griffin Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5020
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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