Great Neck Elementary School

165 Great Neck Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 310 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Great Neck Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower 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 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 20% in CT
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Great Neck Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Great Neck Elementary School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
310 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Great Neck Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Great Neck Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#186 out of 942 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Great Neck Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Neck Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Neck Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Great Neck Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Great Neck Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Neck Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Neck Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Neck Elementary School's ranking?
Great Neck Elementary School is ranked #186 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Great Neck Elementary School often compared to?
Great Neck Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lillie B. Haynes School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Great Neck Elementary School?
310 students attend Great Neck Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Great Neck Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Great Neck Elementary School?
Great Neck Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Great Neck Elementary School offer ?
Great Neck Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Great Neck Elementary School part of?
Great Neck Elementary School is part of Waterford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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