Hindley Elementary School

  • Hindley Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (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 85% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Hindley Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hindley Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Hindley Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hindley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hindley Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#27 out of 968 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hindley 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hindley 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hindley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hindley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hindley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hindley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hindley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.210.42
This chart display the diversity score of Hindley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hindley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDarien School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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