Emerson-williams School

  • Emerson-williams School serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (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 67% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Emerson-williams School's student population of 410 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson-williams School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson-williams School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#342 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson-williams 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson-williams 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson-williams School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.420.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson-williams School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWETHERSFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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