1600 Redding Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dwight Elementary School serves 314 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dwight Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Dwight Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Dwight Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Dwight Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#52 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
86%
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
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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