Wolcott School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,245 students in Wolcott School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Wolcott School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wolcott School District are Frisbie School, Alcott School and Wakelee School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wolcott School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
Wolcott 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
1,017 Schools
# Students
2,245 Students
516,037 Students
# Teachers
199 Teachers
42,219 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Wolcott School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 196 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 98% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#57 out of 200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wolcott   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 Wolcott   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)
72%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wolcott   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
98%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wolcott   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.27
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,330 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
44 Students
26,878 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
157 Students
126,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
25%
# Black Students
55 Students
65,223 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# White Students
1,914 Students
278,459 Students
% White Students
85%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
634 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
73 Students
16,772 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
49
14,044
# Students in K Grade:
145
35,559
# Students in 1st Grade:
143
36,150
# Students in 2nd Grade:
141
36,099
# Students in 3rd Grade:
134
37,281
# Students in 4th Grade:
149
38,109
# Students in 5th Grade:
164
39,533
# Students in 6th Grade:
169
38,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
203
39,400
# Students in 8th Grade:
191
39,499
# Students in 9th Grade:
169
42,596
# Students in 10th Grade:
206
40,316
# Students in 11th Grade:
198
39,765
# Students in 12th Grade:
184
38,892
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,923 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,111. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,136 is less than the state median of $21,658. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$45 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wolcott   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
$43 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Wolcott   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
$19,923
$23,111
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wolcott   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
$19,136
$21,658
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wolcott   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 Wolcott School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Frisbie School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Todd Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8146
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #22.
Alcott School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1490 Woodtick Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8160
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
Rank: #33.
Wakelee School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12 Hempel Dr.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8154
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #44.
Tyrrell Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Todd Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8151
Grades: 6-8
| 563 students
Rank: #55.
Wolcott High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
457 Bound Line Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8164
Grades: 9-12
| 757 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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