1130 Huntington Rd.
Stratford, CT 06615
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eli Whitney School serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Eli Whitney School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 57% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Eli Whitney School's student population of 505 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
505 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Eli Whitney School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Eli Whitney School is 0.67, which is more 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
#502 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
25%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
48%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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-6
  • Students: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 30%)

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