Governor William Pitkin School

  • Governor William Pitkin School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Governor William Pitkin School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Governor William Pitkin School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor William Pitkin School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Governor William Pitkin School is 0.72, which is more 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#658 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
25%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
22%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor William Pitkin School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Hartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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