Davenport Ridge School

1300 Newfield Ave.
Stamford, CT 06905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Davenport Ridge School serves 609 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Davenport Ridge School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Davenport Ridge School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Davenport Ridge School's student population of 609 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Davenport Ridge School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Davenport Ridge School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#535 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
28%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
42%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Davenport Ridge School's ranking?
Davenport Ridge School is ranked #535 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Davenport Ridge School?
609 students attend Davenport Ridge School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Davenport Ridge School students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Davenport Ridge School?
Davenport Ridge School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Davenport Ridge School offer ?
Davenport Ridge School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Davenport Ridge School part of?
Davenport Ridge School is part of Stamford School District.

School Reviews

4   11/19/2018
I learned most of this stuff in 4 grade in my old school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Unknown
5   10/14/2017
Great school!
- Posted by Parent - Vlad

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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