Dolan School

51 Toms Rd.
Stamford, CT 06906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 626 students in grades 6-8, Dolan School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Dolan School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
626 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Dolan School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dolan School is 0.67, 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.
This School
State Level (CT)
#648 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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23%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dolan School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dolan School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dolan School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
47%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Dolan School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
16%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Dolan School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
29%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dolan School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.67
This chart displays the diversity score of Dolan School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dolan School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dolan School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dolan School's ranking?
Dolan School is ranked #648 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Dolan School often compared to?
Dolan Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cloonan School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Dolan School?
626 students attend Dolan School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Dolan School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dolan School?
Dolan School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than 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.
In what neighborhood is Dolan School located?
Dolan School is located in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford, CT. There are 2 other public schools located in Springdale.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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