Dominick H. Ferrara School

  • Dominick H. Ferrara School serves 174 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dominick H. Ferrara School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Dominick H. Ferrara School's student population of 174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dominick H. Ferrara School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dominick H. Ferrara School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#613 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
64%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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