Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School

305 May Rd.
East Hartford, CT 06118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 524 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher 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 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School's student population of 524 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr. Thomas S. O'connell 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 Dr. Thomas S. O'connell 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)
#524 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Thomas S. O'connell 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%
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45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Dr. Thomas S. O'connell 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
2%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
29%
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Black
25%
13%
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White
20%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School's ranking?
Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School is ranked #524 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School often compared to?
Dr. Thomas S. O'connell Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dr. John A. Langford School, Governor William Pitkin School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% 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 Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School?
524 students attend Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 20% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School?
Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School offer ?
Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School part of?
Dr. Thomas S. O'connell School is part of East Hartford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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