Elm City Montessori School

Elm City Montessori School serves 305 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Elm City Montessori School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Elm City Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Elm City Montessori School's student population of 305 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 800% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Elm City Montessori School is ranked within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Elm City Montessori School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#457 out of 940 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
30%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Gay Straight Alliance, SEL Student Mentors, Student Union
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Profile last updated:

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elm City Montessori School's ranking?
Elm City Montessori School is ranked #457 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Elm City Montessori School often compared to?
Elm City Montessori Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Beecher School, Barnard Environmental Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Elm City Montessori School?
305 students attend Elm City Montessori School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
30% of Elm City Montessori School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elm City Montessori School?
Elm City Montessori School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Elm City Montessori School offer ?
Elm City Montessori School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Elm City Montessori School part of?
Elm City Montessori School is part of Elm City Montessori School District.

School Reviews

1   3/26/2020
My child isn't learning. Montessori isn't Montessori if the teachers aren't Montessori trained. Having all the materials are great, but what's the point if the teachers aren't trained on how to use the materials. How can my child learn in a Montessori environment like that? Sadly disappointed and the public test scores reflects half of their students aren't at grade level. How disappointing to have so much money go to a wonderful ideology of a curriculum but they can't execute the fact that students aren't actually learning? Test scores don't lie people, such a waste. It would be great if your child is 3-4 and do not want to pay or can't afford a daycare. That would be the only good thing I have to say. I will not allow my child to fail. Smh.
- Posted by Parent - Disappointed mom
5   7/6/2015
My name is aliciah farrior and I am applying for this school because I've been working very hard and I've made a lot of growth in my reading and math scores and have been trying to get into a better school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - farri

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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