Horace W. Porter School

  • Horace W. Porter School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Horace W. Porter School's student population of 424 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horace W. Porter School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horace W. Porter School is 0.15, 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#390 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horace W. Porter 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)
60%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
6%
24%
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Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horace W. Porter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
92%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horace W. Porter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.150.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horace W. Porter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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