East School

  • East School serves 537 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • East School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • East School's student population of 537 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East School is ranked within the top 1% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East School is 0.32, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3 out of 956 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
82%
54%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Canaan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Canaan Saxe Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1331 students
    1.2 miles
    468 South Ave.
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203)594-4564
    1.2 5-8 1331
  • New Canaan New Canaan High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1319 students
    1.3 miles
    11 Farm Rd.
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203)594-4600
    1.3 9-12 1319
  • New Canaan South School
    Grades: K-4 | 542 students
    1.3 miles
    8 Farm Rd.
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203)594-4313
    1.3 K-4 542
  • Norwalk Silvermine Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
    2.1 miles
    157 Perry Avenue
    Norwalk, CT 06850
    (203)899-2950
    2.1 K-5 477
  • Norwalk Ponus Ridge Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 692 students
    2.5 miles
    21 Hunters Lane
    Norwalk, CT 06850
    (203)847-3557
    2.5 6-8 692

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