Edgewood School

  • Edgewood School serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Edgewood 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

School Overview

  • Edgewood School's student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students437 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Edgewood School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edgewood School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edgewood School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edgewood 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgewood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Edgewood School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edgewood School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
49%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edgewood School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
32%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edgewood School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Edgewood School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edgewood School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.640.42
This chart display the diversity score of Edgewood School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edgewood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edgewood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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