Thomaston School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Thomaston School District, serving 469 students. Public elementary schools in Thomaston School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 56% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
- Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut public elementary school average of 12:1.
|School District Name||Thomaston School District|
|School District Website||http://www.thomastonschools.org|
|School District Phone Number||(860) 283-6560|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (CT)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||788 Schools|
|# of Students||469 Students||345,672 Students|
|# of Teachers||40 Teachers||27,746 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||12:1|
- Thomaston School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 181 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (CT)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#131 out of 201 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||920 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||3 Students||18,065 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||12 Students||90,868 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||4 Students||45,273 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||438 Students||177,847 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||379 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||9 Students||12,320 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||38||11,966|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||59||35,576|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||57||36,485|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||62||36,471|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||63||37,688|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||59||38,546|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||69||39,829|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||62||39,247|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||-||32,088|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||31,851|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||1,670|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||1,531|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||1,385|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||1,339|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $22,093 in this school district is less 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 $20,994 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (CT)|
|Total Revenue||$19 MM||$33 MM|
|Spending||$18 MM||$30 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$22,093||$22,339|
|Revenue / Student||$20,994||$20,069|
Thomaston School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)
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