Gideon Welles School

  • Gideon Welles School serves 477 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 82% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Gideon Welles School's student population of 477 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gideon Welles School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gideon Welles 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#50 out of 968 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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  • South Glastonbury Hopewell School
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    1.5 miles
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    2.2 miles
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