Dolan School serves 629 students in grades 6-8.
Dolan 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 22% (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 41% (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 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 629 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 68%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 41% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Dolan School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Dolan School's student population of 629 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dolan 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 Dolan 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
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#651 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Dolan School's ranking?
Dolan School is ranked #651 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?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Dolan School?
629 students attend Dolan School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Dolan School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 15% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dolan School?
Dolan School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Dolan School offer ?
Dolan School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dolan School part of?
Dolan School is part of Stamford School District.
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