95 Westminster St.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Duffy School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Duffy 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Duffy School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Duffy 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 Duffy School is 0.44, 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
#164 out of 957 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
74%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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