575 1/2 Main St.
Portland, CT 06480
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Gildersleeve School serves 297 students in grades 2-4.
Gildersleeve 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gildersleeve School's student population of 297 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 53% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-4
Total Students
297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Gildersleeve School is ranked within the top 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gildersleeve School is 0.39, 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.
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#400 out of 957 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
77%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Students: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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