Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School
Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
- Category Attribute
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)
- Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 10%)
- Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School's student population of 173 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-8|
|Total Students||173 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||20 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle 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.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CT)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#573 out of 951 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1||12:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Canterbury School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Canterbury Canterbury Elementary School Grades: PK-4 | 283 students
67 Kitt Rd.
Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-6744 0.8 PK-4 283
- Plainfield Plainfield Memorial School Grades: 4-5 | 336 students
95 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6440 2.6 4-5 336
- Central Village Plainfield High School Grades: 9-12 | 682 students
105 Putnam Road
Central Village, CT 06332
(860) 564-6417 4.3 9-12 682
- Plainfield Shepard Hill Elementary School Grades: PK-3 | 410 students
234 Shepard Hill Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6432 4.5 PK-3 410
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