Eli Whitney School

  • Eli Whitney School serves 369 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 52% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Eli Whitney 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 13:1 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).

School Overview

  • Eli Whitney School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Eli Whitney 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 Eli Whitney School is 0.43, 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#564 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
74%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEnfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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