Gideon Welles School

1029 Neipsic Rd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gideon Welles School serves 458 students in grades 6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gideon Welles School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gideon Welles School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Gideon Welles School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Gideon Welles School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gideon Welles School is 0.46, 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
#100 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
72%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlastonbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gideon Welles School is Glastonbury High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smith Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastbury School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glastonbury Eastbury School
    Grades: K-5 | 260 students
    0.5 miles
    1389 Neipsic Rd.
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-7858
    0.5 K-5 260
  • Glastonbury Hebron Avenue School
    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
    1.4 miles
    1363 Hebron Avenue
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-7875
    1.4 K-5 371
  • South Glastonbury Hopewell School
    Grades: K-5 | 378 students
    1.5 miles
    1068 Chestnut Hill Rd.
    South Glastonbury, CT 06073
    (860) 652-7897
    1.5 K-5 378
  • Glastonbury Glastonbury High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,997 student
    2.2 miles
    330 Hubbard St.
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-7200
    2.2 9-12 1,997
  • Glastonbury Smith Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 981 students
    2.3 miles
    216 Addison Rd.
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-7040
    2.3 7-8 981

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