Waterford School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,477 students in Waterford School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Waterford School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Waterford School District are Great Neck Elementary School, Quaker Hill Elementary School and Oswegatchie Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Waterford School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Waterford 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
5 Schools
1,029 Schools
# Students
2,477 Students
519,141 Students
# Teachers
214 Teachers
42,482 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Waterford School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 95% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#65 out of 200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Waterford   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waterford   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)
70%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waterford   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
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Waterford   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.64
# American Indian Students
9 Students
1,365 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
123 Students
26,989 Students
% Asian Students
5%
5%
# Hispanic Students
252 Students
127,575 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
25%
# Black Students
63 Students
65,681 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# White Students
1,928 Students
279,874 Students
% White Students
78%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
640 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
95 Students
16,975 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1
14,219
# Students in K Grade:
139
35,897
# Students in 1st Grade:
184
36,454
# Students in 2nd Grade:
172
36,436
# Students in 3rd Grade:
158
37,589
# Students in 4th Grade:
195
38,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
206
39,747
# Students in 6th Grade:
172
39,166
# Students in 7th Grade:
201
39,685
# Students in 8th Grade:
213
39,781
# Students in 9th Grade:
217
42,618
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
40,358
# Students in 11th Grade:
199
39,814
# Students in 12th Grade:
200
38,938
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,617 is higher than the state median of $23,158. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,602 is higher than the state median of $21,691. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$66 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Waterford   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$61 MM
$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Waterford   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$26,617
$23,158
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Waterford   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,602
$21,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in Waterford   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Waterford School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Great Neck Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
165 Great Neck Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 442-2593
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #22.
Quaker Hill Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
285 Bloomingdale Rd.
Quaker Hill, CT 06375
(860) 442-1095
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #33.
Oswegatchie Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
470 Boston Post Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 442-4331
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
Rank: #44.
Clark Lane Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
105 Clark Ln.
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 443-2837
Grades: 6-8
| 586 students
Rank: #55.
Waterford High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20 Rope Ferry Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 437-6956
Grades: 9-12
| 836 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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