Doolittle School

735 Cornwall Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Doolittle School serves 456 students in grades 1-6.
Doolittle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Doolittle School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-6
Total Students
456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Doolittle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Doolittle School is 0.38, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#162 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 1-6
  • Students: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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