Driggs School

77 Woodlawn Terrace
Waterbury, CT 06710
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Driggs School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Driggs School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Driggs School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Driggs 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 Driggs School is 0.61, 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
#869 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
54%
25%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
12%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Driggs School is Waterbury Arts Magnet School (high) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waterbury Arts Magnet School (middle) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School (0.5 miles away)
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