Francis Walsh Intermediate School

  • Francis Walsh Intermediate School serves 869 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Francis Walsh Intermediate School's student population of 869 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students869 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis Walsh Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis Walsh Intermediate School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#440 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
24%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Francis Walsh Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.420.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District NameBranford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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