Thomaston School District
- For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public preschool in Thomaston School District, serving 279 students. Public preschool in Thomaston School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Connecticut public pre school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 48% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Connecticut.
- Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Connecticut public preschool average of 55% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Connecticut public preschool average of 13:1.
|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||1 School||352 Schools|
|# of Students||279 Students||142,046 Students|
|# of Teachers||23 Teachers||10,834 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||13:1|
- Thomaston School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 119 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||406 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||3 Students||6,766 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||8 Students||43,588 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||4 Students||21,950 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||259 Students||64,196 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||126 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||3 Students||5,014 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||38||14,205|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||59||21,296|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||57||21,319|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||62||20,523|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||63||18,035|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||-||17,319|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||-||14,691|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||5,699|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||-||4,332|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||4,135|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||131|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||117|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||124|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||120|
|# 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 Preschools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Black Rock School 57 Branch Rd.
Thomaston, CT 06787
Grades: PK-3 | 279 students
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